Ar"a*bic (?), a. [L. Arabicus, fr.
Arabia.] Of or pertaining to Arabia or the Arabians.
Arabic numerals or figures, the
nine digits, 1, 2, 3, etc., and the cipher 0. -- Gum
arabic. See under Gum.
Ar"a*bic, n. The language of the
☞ The Arabic is a Semitic language, allied to the Hebrew. It
is very widely diffused, being the language in which all Mohammedans must
read the Koran, and is spoken as a vernacular tongue in Arabia, Syria, and