argan oil

noun

a yellow nutty-flavoured oil extracted from the ripe green olive-like fruits of the argan tree, Argania spinosa of SW Morocco, and used in cooking, medicines, and cosmetics

Nearby words

  1. argal,
  2. argali,
  3. argall,
  4. argall, sir samuel,
  5. argan,
  6. argand burner,
  7. argand diagram,
  8. argand lamp,
  9. argas,
  10. argasid

Word Origin for argan oil

C21: probably from Argana, a village northeast of Agadir, Morocco, where it is believed to have originated

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