What does Arabian mean?

Arabian meaning in General Dictionary

A native of Arabia an Arab

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  • Of or regarding Arabia or its residents
  • relating to or associated with Arabia or its men and women
  • of or associated with Arabian horses
  • a member of a Semitic men and women initially through the Arabian peninsula and surrounding regions which talks Arabic and who inhabits a lot of the center East and northern Africa
  • a spirited elegant and intelligent riding horse native to Arabia
  • Of or regarding Arabia or its residents.
  • A native of Arabia; an Arab.

Arabian meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1300, adjective and noun; see Arab + -ian. As a prized particular horse, it's attested from 1660s. The Arabian bird had been the phoenix.


Arabian meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Of or pertaining to Arabia or its residents.

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  • (letter.) A native of Arabia; an Arab.

Sentence Examples with the word Arabian

EUDOXUS, of Cyzicus, Greek navigator, flourished about 130 B.C. He was employed by Ptolemy Euergetes, who sent out a fleet under him to explore the Arabian Sea.

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