Definition of araba in English:

araba

(also arbah, arabah, arba)

noun

  • Especially in the former Ottoman Empire, Persia (now Iran), and the Caucasus: any of various types of cart or carriage.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Francis Gladwin (?1745–1812), Persian scholar. In some forms partly from (i) Ottoman Turkish araba, ʿaraba cart, later also in sense ‘gun carriage’.

Pronunciation

araba

/əˈrɑːbə/