The Collaborative International Dictionary
Arabism \Ar"a*bism\, n. [Cf. F. Arabisme.]
An Arabic idiom peculiarly of language.
n. An idiom characteristic of the Arabic language.
Usage examples of "arabism".
By the end of the 1930s, pan- Arabism had become a powerful ideological force in the Iraqi military, especially among younger officers who hailed from the northern provinces and who had suffered economically from the partition of the Ottoman Empire.