arabian, adj. & n.
--adj. of or relating to Arabia (esp. with geographical reference) (the Arabian desert).
--n. a native of Arabia.
Arabian camel a domesticated camel, Camelus dromedarius, native to the deserts of N. Africa and the Near East, with one hump: also called DROMEDARY.
Now less common than Arab in this sense.
ME f. OF arabi prob. f. Arab. ' arabi, or f. L Arabus, Arabius f. Gk Arabios