Arabist[ar′ə bist, er′-]
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a specialist in the study of the Arabic language or of Arabic literature, culture, etc.
Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- A specialist in the Arabic language or culture.
- One who is favorably disposed toward Arab concerns and policies.