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ar·gan

also ar·gane  (är′gən)
n.
A thorny tree (Argania spinosa) of southern Morocco, producing fruits containing seeds that yield an oil rich in vitamin E, prized for cooking and used in cosmetics.

[Colloquial Moroccan Arabic argān, from Tashelhiyt (Berber language of the area in which it grows) argan.]

argan

(ˈɑːɡən)
n
(Plants) 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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Supporting rural communities in the Argan Biosphere Reserve through the planting of argan orchards and the promotion of sustainable arganiculture to foster sustainable development, build resilience and support climate mitigation.
To make your weekends special, Argan restaurant at Al Jasra boutique hotel, part of the SouqWaqif Boutique Hotels by Tivoli, the five-star designer collection of boutique hotels in Doha, has launched an exquisite offer for the Moroccan food aficionados.
Argan restaurant at Al Jasra boutique hotel- part of the Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels by Tivoli, the five-star designer collection of boutique hotels in Doha, has launched an exquisite offer for the Moroccan food aficionados.
ALARGAN International Real Estate Company launched Saturday a weekly Farmers' Market at its ARGAN Al Bida'a development, bringing local farmers closer to consumers and giving them access to fresh and organic local produce in a setting that fosters social interactions and engages the community together.
Ziaja ha creado dos nuevas lineas compuestas por un champu, mascarilla y serum: Proteinas de Cachemira y Aceite de Amaranto y Aceites de Argan y Camelia (aceite de Tsubaki) con las que conseguiras un pelo suave y sedoso
The board of directors of Argan Inc (NYSE:AGX) authorised a regular common stock cash dividend of USD1.
Acure Cleansing Towelettes, available in Fragrance Free Argan Oil & Coconut + Argan Oil varieties, are convenient and all-natural and will refresh, cleanse, soothe and detoxify on the spot.
The line celebrates natural beauty and is created with the highest-quality ingredients, including antioxidant rich argan oil, carrot root extract (rich in vitamins C and E) and keratin to restore elasticity, moisture and shine.
Nevertheless, you can still proper care with all the utilization of argan oil.
For more than 800 years, native Moroccans and explorers in the region have cited the health benefits of the topical use or consumption of argan oil.
The new products include Dry Scalp: plus Almond Oil, which is designed to help soothe, relieve and moisturize the scalp; Volumizer: plus Biotin, which works to boost and amplify limp locks for fuller-looking hair; Split Ends: plus Panthenol, which helps reduce damage to delicate hair; and Anti-Frizz: plus Argan Oil, which helps tame and smooth unruly locks for sleek-looking hair.
Unless you're familiar with Moroccan traditions, or are in the habit of frequenting trendy hair salons, chances are that argan oil has escaped your attention.