Arabism

noun Ar·ab·ism \ˈa-rə-ˌbi-zəm, ˈer-ə-\

Definition of Arabism

  1. 1 :  a characteristic feature of Arabic occurring in another language

  2. 2 :  devotion to Arab interests, culture, aspirations, or ideals

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