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1. A specialist in the Arabic language or culture.
2. One who is favorably disposed toward Arab concerns and policies.
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a student or expert in Arabic culture, language, history, etc
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Ar•ab•ist(ˈær ə bɪst)
1. a specialist in or student of the Arabic language or Arab culture.
2. a supporter of Arab interests.
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