- a thorny evergreen tree, Argania spinosa, native to SW Morocco, the plum-sized fruit of which contains a nut that yields an oil valued for cooking
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Do not speak so loud, for fear of splitting open the head of Mr. Argan.
(To Argan) Sir, allow me to undeceive him, and to show him his mistake.
After a brief mid-day rest we reached the outskirts of the Argan Forest.
But it must not be thought that the Argan Forest is composed entirely of these trees.
The argan dominates the forest but does not account for its beauty.