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Definition of the noun Argan

What does Argan mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: argans

  1. A tree (Argania spinosa) of southwestern Morocco, particularly prized for its oil.
  2. The fruit of this tree


Argan a.k.a. Jet4you was a low-cost airline based in Casablanca, Morocco. It operated services between Moroccan cities and destinations in France, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Ireland and Italy. Its main base was Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport, with focus cities at Agadir, Nador, Paris and Tangier.


Argan is a musical group.

  • album: "South Moroccan Motor Berber"


Argan is a fictional character from the book Till We Have Faces.


"Argan" a.k.a. "Argán" is a musical album of Revólver.

  • released on (4 years ago)

Phrases with Argan

  1. Verlangia Argan
  2. Sideroxylon Argan
  3. Elaeodendron Argan
  4. Species Verlangia Argan
  5. Species Sideroxylon Argan
  6. Species Elaeodendron Argan

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Google previewArboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum (1838)

Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain, Native and Foreign, Hardy and Half-hardy, Pictorially and Botanically Delineated, and Scientifically and Popularly Described; with Their Propagation, Culture, Management, and Uses in the Arts, in Useful and Ornamental Plantations, and in Landscape Gardening; Preceded by a Historical and Geographical Outline of the Trees and Shrubs of Temperate Climates Throughout the World by John Claudius Loudon

It is called argan by the Moors, who extract an oil from the fruit, which they use at table, and which the Europeans employ in a variety of preparations. A large plant against the wall, in the arboretum of Messrs. Loddiges, flowers abundantly ...

Google previewThe Australasian Fruit Culturist (1893)

Containing Full and Complete Information as to the History, Traditions, Uses, Propagation and Culture of Such Fruits as are Suitable to Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia, Queensland, Western Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand ... by David Alexander Crichton

The Argan is a hardy tree and will adopt itself to a somewhat wide range of climate or soil, and may be grown with more or less success in any district where there is little or no trouble from frosts. It is a tree specially well adapted for the warm ...

Google previewCultural Industries for Queensland (1888)

Papers on the Cultivation of Useful Plants Suited to the Climate of Queensland; Their Value as Food, in the Arts, and in Medicine and Methods of Obtaining Their Products. (First Series.) by Lewis Adolphus Bernays

The Argan is a native of Morocco, being common in the States of Western Barbary, in certain provinces of which it grows in woods. The fruit is like a small plum, egg-shaped or roundish, and is greatly relished by all ruminant animals, who in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Jewish Food (2010)

by Gil Marks

The thorny evergreen argan (argania) or ironwood tree, which is indigenous to southwestern Morocco and a small part of Algeria, bears almondlike nuts containinganoilrich innaturally occurring antioxidants and flavonoids; this oil is used in ...

Google previewThe Aromatherapy Encyclopedia (2009)

A Concise Guide to Over 385 Plant Oils: Easyread Super Large 24pt Edition by Carol Schiller

ARGAN. Botanical: Argania sideroxylon, Arga- nia spinosa Family: Sapotaceae The oil is obtained from the nuts. History and Information • Argan is an evergreen tree native 47.

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Architecture (2015)

by James Stevens Curl, Susan Wilson

Argan, Giulio Carlo (1957): Marcel Breuer: Desegno industriale e architettura (Mi: Gh). Argan, Giulio Carlo (1959): Ignazio Gardella (Mi: EdC). Argan, Giulio ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fruit and Nuts (2008)

by Jules Janick, Robert E. Paull

A fleshy pericarp surrounds the 'argan nut', a smooth, brown drupe-like structure containing one to three oily kernels (often one). The hard, thick wall of the nut is derived from the testa of the seeds that had fused to build the nut. ECOLOGY The ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Skeels English: argan tree Morocco: argan Arabic: argan, louz el-berber Argemone L. Papaveraceae Origins: Greek argemon "cataract" (argos "white"), possibly because this plant was reputed to ...

Google previewSkin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary (2014)

by M. Varinia Michalun, Joseph C. DiNardo

argan oil—emollient and skin conditioning. It also protects and moisturizes the skin. Its constituents include tocopherol, phenolic acid, carotenes, and essential ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1973)

by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

Argan oil, cf. next.

Google previewA general pronouncing and explanatory Dictionary of the English Language ... By G. F. and G. K. (1802)

by George KNIGHT (of Edinburgh.)

metal unrefined [ment Organ, Argan n, a natural or musical instruOrganical, or-gan'é- kal Organick, ...

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Argan Meaning

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Scrabble value of A1R1G2A1N1

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