any plant of the genus Arabis, including the rock cresses.
to place or come under influence or domination:
Middle Eastern countries began to Arabize their oil industries.
With them may be associated Cardamine trifolia and Thlaspi latifolium, which resemble the arabises in habit and flowers.
The Wild Garden William Robinson
any plant of the annual or perennial genus Arabis, some of which form low-growing mats with downy grey foliage and white flowers: family Brassicaceae (crucifers) Also called rock cress
a person who specializes in or studies the Arabic language or culture. a supporter of interests, especially in international affairs. Contemporary Examples The only Arabist with real knowledge of the country was a holdover from the previous administration. ‘The Endgame’ Is A Well Researched, Highly Critical Look at U.S. Policy in Iraq John Barry September […]
arabsat Arab Satellite Communications Organization
. Historical Examples Those are now steeds from Araby which seemed but rats and mice an hour or two ago. General Bounce G. J. Whyte-Melville The air is filled with odours sweet as the perfumes of Araby or Ind. The Scalp Hunters Mayne Reid He composed, in 1833, the words and air of “The Araby […]
. a toxic synthetic nucleoside, C 9 H 13 N 3 O 5 , used as an immunosuppressive and cytotoxic agent in the treatment of certain leukemias. Historical Examples arac, brother of the princess, comes also with an army to her protection. Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 65, No. 402, April, 1849 Various Therefore we stayed […]