Rabb pl. arbâb = lord; master owner, proprietor (Isl. Law); (with foll. genit.) one possessed of, endowed with having to do with, etc.; (al-Rabb) the Lord (= God) | (rabb bahrî) a naval rank (approx. seaman; Eg.); (rabb al-‘âilah) father of the family, paterfamilias; (arbâb al-sultân) the rulers; (arbâb al-mâl) the capitalists; (sa‘ûd al-rabb) the Ascension (Chr.); (arbâb al-ma‘âshât) pensioners; (arbâb al-sawâbiq) I those previously convicted; (arbâb al-funûn) artists.