Associations to the word «Arabian»


ARABIAN, adjective. Related to Arabia.
ARABIAN, noun. A native of Arabia.
ARABIAN, noun. An Arabian horse.
ARABIAN CAMEL, noun. The dromedary.
ARABIAN CAMELS, noun. Plural of Arabian camel
ARABIAN GOGGLES, noun. (plurale tantum) (slang) A sexual act of settling testicles in a person's eye sockets.
ARABIAN GULF, proper noun. See Persian Gulf, the body of water between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula.
ARABIAN JASMINE, noun. A shrubby vine with flowers whose fragrance is used for perfume and flavoring, Jasminum sambac. This is the jasmine used to make jasmine tea.
ARABIAN JASMINES, noun. Plural of Arabian jasmine
ARABIAN ORYX, noun. A species of oryx, Oryx leucoryx.
ARABIAN ORYXES, noun. Plural of Arabian oryx
ARABIAN PENINSULA, proper noun. A peninsula in the Middle East, bordered by Jordan, the Syrian desert and Iraq to the north, the Persian Gulf to the northeast, the Gulf of Oman to the east, the Arabian Sea (part of the Indian Ocean) to the south (southeast), the Gulf of Aden to the south, the Red Sea to the west (southwest) extending north into the Gulf of Aqaba, and north along the Red Sea Rift to the Mediterranean Sea on the west (northwest). It consists mainly of Saudi Arabia, and may be geologically defined as the Arabian plate, also as the Arabian subcontinent.
ARABIAN PLATE, proper noun. A tectonic plate which roughly runs along the shores of the Arabian Peninsula towards the south, the Egyptian Sinai, Mandatory Palestine and Lebanon towards the west, the Levantine towards the north, and the Persian Gulf towards east.
ARABIAN SEA, proper noun. A region of the Indian Ocean located between India, the Arabian Peninsula, and Somalia.
ARABIAN TEA, noun. The plant Catha edulis or its leaves.

Dictionary definition

ARABIAN, noun. 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.
ARABIAN, noun. A spirited graceful and intelligent riding horse native to Arabia.
ARABIAN, adjective. Relating to or associated with Arabia or its people; "Arabian Nights"; "Arabian Sea".
ARABIAN, adjective. Of or relating to Arabian horses.

Wise words

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