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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.
Historical Examples

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


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