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Arabic

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noun Ar·a·bic \ˈa-rə-bik, ˈer-ə-\

Definition of Arabic

  1. :  a Semitic language originally of the Arabs of the Hejaz and Nejd that is now the prevailing speech of a wide region of southwestern Asia and northern Africa

First Known Use of arabic

14th century

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Arabic

adjective Ar·a·bic

Definition of Arabic

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of Arabia or the Arabs

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or constituting Arabic

  3. 3 :  expressed in or utilizing Arabic numerals

First Known Use of arabic

14th century

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ARABIC Defined for English Language Learners

Arabic

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Definition of Arabic for English Language Learners

  • : the language of the Arab people


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arabic

Ar·a·bic

Medical Definition of arabic

  1. —see gum arabic


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