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Ar·ab

 (ăr′əb)
n.
1. A member of a Semitic people inhabiting Arabia, whose language and Islamic religion spread widely throughout the Middle East and northern Africa from the seventh century.
2. A member of an Arabic-speaking people.
3. An Arabian horse.

[French Arabe, from Latin Arabs, from Greek Araps, Arab-, from Arabic 'arab.]

Ar′ab adj.

Arab

(ˈærəb)
n
1. (Peoples) a member of a Semitic people originally inhabiting Arabia, who spread throughout the Middle East, N Africa, and Spain during the seventh and eighth centuries ad
2. (Breeds) a lively intelligent breed of horse, mainly used for riding
3. (Peoples) (modifier) of or relating to the Arabs: the Arab nations.
[C14: from Latin Arabs, from Greek Araps, from Arabic `Arab]

Ar•ab

(ˈær əb)

n.
1. a member of an Arabic-speaking people or citizen of an Arabic-speaking nation.
2. a member of a Semitic people inhabiting since ancient times the Arabian Peninsula and the desert fringes of Mesopotamia and the Levant: after a.d. 632, spreading throughout SW Asia and N Africa.
adj.
4. of or pertaining to Arabs.
[1625–35; back formation from Latin Arabs (taken as pl.) < Greek]
pron: The pronunciation of Arab with an initial (ā) sound and secondary stress on the second syllable is sometimes used facetiously or disparagingly and is usually considered offensive.

Arab.

1. Arabia.
2. Arabic.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Arab - a member of a Semitic people originally from the Arabian peninsula and surrounding territories who speaks Arabic and who inhabits much of the Middle East and northern AfricaArab - a member of a Semitic people originally from the Arabian peninsula and surrounding territories who speaks Arabic and who inhabits much of the Middle East and northern Africa
Arabia, Arabian Peninsula - a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; strategically important for its oil resources
Semite - a member of a group of Semitic-speaking peoples of the Middle East and northern Africa
Bahraini, Bahreini - a native or inhabitant of Bahrain
Palestinian, Palestinian Arab - a descendant of the Arabs who inhabited Palestine
Omani - a native or inhabitant of Oman
Katari, Qatari - a native or inhabitant of Qatar
Saudi, Saudi Arabian - a native or inhabitant of Saudi Arabia
Yemeni - a native or inhabitant of Yemen
Bedouin, Beduin - a member of a nomadic tribe of Arabs
Saracen - (when used broadly) any Arab
2.Arab - a spirited graceful and intelligent riding horse native to ArabiaArab - a spirited graceful and intelligent riding horse native to Arabia
mount, riding horse, saddle horse - a lightweight horse kept for riding only
Translations
Arabarabský
araberarabisk
araablane
arabiarabialainenarabianhevonen
ArapinarapskiArapkinja
arab
アラビアのアラビア人
아랍 사람아랍의
arabecarabski
arabarabisk
เกี่ยวกับชาวอาหรับชาวอาหรับ
người Arabthuộc Arab

Arab

[ˈærəb]
A. ADJárabe
B. N
1. (= person) → árabe mf
2. (= horse) → caballo m árabe

Arab

[ˈærəb]
nArabe mf
adj [person, country, world] → arabe
the Arab countries → les pays arabes

Arab

nAraber m (also horse), → Araberin f; the Arabsdie Araber
adj attrarabisch; policies, ideas alsoder Araber; Arab horseAraber m

Arab

[ˈærəb]
1. n (person) → arabo/a; (horse) → cavallo arabo
2. adjarabo/a

Arab

عَرَبِيّ Arab, arabský araber, arabisk Araber, arabisch Άραβας, αραβικός árabe arabi, arabialainen arabe Arapin, arapski arabo アラビアの, アラビア人 아랍 사람, 아랍의 Arabier, Arabisch araber, arabisk Arab, arabski árabe араб, арабский arab, arabisk เกี่ยวกับชาวอาหรับ, ชาวอาหรับ Arap người Arab, thuộc Arab 阿拉伯人, 阿拉伯的
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At Oran he spent a day wandering through the narrow, crooked alleys of the Arab quarter enjoying the strange, new sights.
He spent the hours until dark wandering about the market in company with a youthful Arab, one Abdul, who had been recommended to him by the innkeeper as a trustworthy servant and interpreter.
Joe, who had immediately sprung up after his fall, just as one of the swiftest horsemen rushed upon him, bounded like a panther, avoided his assailant by leaping to one side, jumped up behind him on the crupper, seized the Arab by the throat, and, strangling him with his sinewy hands and fingers of steel, flung him on the sand, and continued his headlong flight.
We'll carry him off in the very teeth of those Arab rascals
And thus it was that Achmet Zek, the Arab, found him.
As he opened his eyes he saw the faces of strange black men about him, and just outside the tent the figure of an Arab.
Presently the sergeant and this Arab rode side by side toward camp.
He was acquainted with nearly every principal Arab within a radius of several hundred miles.
No Arab wears a brim to his fez, or uses an umbrella, or any thing to shade his eyes or his face, and he always looks comfortable and proper in the sun.
After nightfall we reached our tents, just outside of the nasty Arab village of Jonesborough.
Repulsed by the firm attitude of the battalion, the Arabs threw themselves with fury towards the
He fought near the prince with the valor of a Roman, and killed three Arabs with his small sword.