Simple Definition of Arab
: a member of the people who are originally from the Arabian Peninsula and who now live mostly in the Middle East and northern Africa
Origin and Etymology of arab
Middle English, from Latin Arabus, Arabs, from Greek Arab-, Araps, of Semitic origin; akin to Akkadian Arabu, Aribi desert nomads, Arabic A‘rāb Bedouins
First Known Use: 14th century
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