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Definition of "arab" []

  • A native of Arabia, or a member of the Arabic race (now widely spread in Asia and Africa, and formerly in southern Europe); an Arabian, whether a civilized inhabitant of a city or a dweller in the desert, commonly known as a Bedawi (see Bedouin) or nomadic Ishmaelite. (noun)
  • A neglected outcast of the streets, particularly an outcast boy or girl, often styled a street Arab, in allusion to the wandering Arabs. (noun)
  • Of or pertaining to the Arabs or to Arabia; Arabic; Arabian: as, an Arab steed.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "arab" in a sentence
  • "Especially Lt. Dan Choi, he is bilingual in arab and would be a great asset."
  • "Posted in arab birth rate, middle eastern birth rates, population declines."
  • "More knowledge equals less belief in arab stereotypes"