Arabist

Arabist

[ar-uh-bist]
noun
1.
a person who specializes in or studies the Arabic language or Arab culture.
2.
a supporter of Arab interests, especially in international affairs.

Origin:
1745–55; Arab + -ist

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Arabist (ˈærəbɪst)
 
n
a student or expert in Arabic culture, language, history, etc

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