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1. History a member of one of the nomadic Arabic tribes, esp of the Syrian desert, that harassed the borders of the Roman Empire in that region
a. a Muslim, esp one who opposed the crusades
b. (in later use) any Arab
3. of or relating to Arabs of either of these periods, regions, or types
4. designating, characterizing, or relating to Muslim art or architecture
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