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argan oil Syllabification: ar·gan oil
Pronunciation: /ˈärɡən ˌoil/

Definition of argan oil in English:


An aromatic culinary oil expressed from the seeds of the argan tree, native to an area of southwestern Morocco.
  • Argania spinosa, family Sapotaceae
Example sentences
  • Muscles in the face are then massaged by Susie, using Moroccan argan oil mixed with sandalwood and jasmine.
  • The production of argan oil, which is still mostly done by traditional methods, is a lengthy process.
  • Remove from the heat and add the argan oil, whisking to combine.

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