Definitions for arabistˈær ə bɪst
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a scholar who specializes in Arab languages and culture
A scholar who studies Arab or Arabic culture, politics or life.
one well versed in the Arabic language or literature; also, formerly, one who followed the Arabic system of surgery
Origin: [Cf. F. Arabiste.]
An Arabist is someone normally from outside the Arab World who specialises in the study of the Arabic language and culture.
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