Definition of Arabicism in English:

Arabicism

noun

  • A word, phrase, or other linguistic feature that has been borrowed from or influenced by Arabic.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Thomas Warton (1728–1790), poet and historian. From Arabic + -ism, after Anglicism, Gallicism, etc.

Pronunciation

Arabicism

/əˈrabɪsɪz(ə)m/