: a native or inhabitant of Arabia
: of, relating to, or characteristic of Arabia or the people of Arabia
Some people say the unicorn myth began long ago in the Arabian desert …—Bet Hennefrund … bad paintings of Arabian street scenes …—Paul Karr et al. These days the British are better acquainted with Arab customs, Arabian history, and the Arabic language, and with Arabs themselves, whose language we have been borrowing for six centuries.—Philip Howard … an exquisitely beautiful Arabian girl …—Maurice Richardson For authenticity, even the jockeys would be garbed in Arabian-type costumes.—Carl Hiaasen Arabian food includes a lot of spiced lamb and rice …—Cleo Murphy
: of, relating to, involving, or being Arabian horses
… Thoroughbred, Morgan, and Arabian stallions …—Alexander Fuller Although dressage shows have been recognized by the American Horse Shows Association for only twenty years, they number just after hunter/jumper and Arabian competitions as the United States' third largest showing group.—Wendy Insinger
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