Definition of argan oil in English:

argan oil


  • An aromatic culinary oil expressed from the seeds of the argan tree, native to an area of southwestern Morocco.

    Argania spinosa, family Sapotaceae

    ‘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.’
    • ‘One such ingredient is argan oil, a product introduced to Chef Patterson by one of his wait staff.’
    • ‘There are displays of grinders for argan oil, pots, daggers and ceremonial babouches or slippers.’


argan oil

/ˈärɡən ˌoil/ /ˈɑrɡən ˌɔɪl/