Arabian

Primary Meanings of Arabian

1.
n
a member of a Semitic people originally from the Arabian peninsula and surrounding territories who speaks Arabic and who inhabits much of the Middle East and northern Africa
2.
adj
relating to or associated with Arabia or its people
3.
nadj
a spirited graceful and intelligent riding horse native to Arabia
of or relating to Arabian horses
Full Definitions of Arabian
1

n a member of a Semitic people originally from the Arabian peninsula and surrounding territories who speaks Arabic and who inhabits much of the Middle East and northern Africa

Synonyms:
Arab
Types:
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Bahraini, Bahreini
a native or inhabitant of Bahrain
Palestinian, Palestinian Arab
a descendant of the Arabs who inhabited Palestine
Omani
a native or inhabitant of Oman
Katari, Qatari
a native or inhabitant of Qatar
Saudi, Saudi Arabian
a native or inhabitant of Saudi Arabia
Yemeni
a native or inhabitant of Yemen
Bedouin, Beduin
a member of a nomadic tribe of Arabs
Saracen
(when used broadly) any Arab
Type of:
Semite
a member of a group of Semitic-speaking peoples of the Middle East and northern Africa
2

adj relating to or associated with Arabia or its people

Arabian Nights”
Arabian Sea”
3

n a spirited graceful and intelligent riding horse native to Arabia

Synonyms:
Arab
Type of:
mount, riding horse, saddle horse
a lightweight horse kept for riding only

adj of or relating to Arabian horses

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