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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.]
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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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Kuwait's Alargan International Real Estate Co -- the developer behind projects such as Alargan Business Park, C Club, Argania, Al Bida'a in Kuwait; Argan Village in Bahrain; and Qurm Gardens in Oman -- has signed a contract worth $218m (KWD66.5m) with a local bank to organise its financial structure and turn its short- and medium-term commitments into long-term ones to prove its financial solvency.
INGREDIENTS WT% Phase A Water, deionized 90.00 Phase B Emulsense HC (Inolex) (Brassicyl isoleucinate esylate, 2.00 brassica alcohol) Argan Oil (DSM Nutritional Products/Centerchem) 0.50 (Argania spinosa kernel oil) Cetyl Alcohol 1.00 Neossance Hemisqualane CN (Aprinnova/Centerchem) 1.00 (C13-16 isoparaffin) Phase C Ama-Prot (Aprinnova/Centerchem)(Water, glycerin, amaranthus 1.50 caudatus seed extract, zea mays starch, benzyl alcohol) Baicapil (Aprinnova/Centerchem) (Propanediol, water, 2.00 arginine, lactic acid, glycine soja (soybean) germ extract, triticum vulgare (wheat) germ extract, Scutellaria baicalensis root extract) Leucidal SF Max (Provital Group/Centerchem) 2.00 (Lactobacillus ferment) PROCEDURE: Heat phase A to 75[degrees]C under agitation.
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The argan (Argania spinosa L.) belongs to the Sapotaceae family and it is the only species of the genus Argania.
Cherki et al., "Evidence of hypolipemiant and antioxidant properties of argan oil derived from the argan tree (Argania spinosa)," Clinical Nutrition, vol.
Argan oil extracted from the fruits of Argania spinosa L.
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(1) The oil, derived from the fruit of Argania spinosa, is a slow-growing tree native to the arid climate of Southwestern Morocco (2-4) as well as the Algerian province of Tindouf in the Western Mediterranean area.
A study conducted on Argan tree (Argania spinosa) forest of Tindouf also reported the presence of the Cuvier's gazelle in the Hamada of Tindouf (Baumer & Zeraia 1999).