[rab-uh n, ruh-bahn; Sephardic Hebrew, Ashkenazic Hebrew rah-bahn]
noun, plural rab·ba·nim [ruh-bah-nim, rah-buh-neem; Sephardic Hebrew rah-bah-neem; Ashkenazic Hebrew rah-buh-nim, rah-baw-nim] /rəˈbɑ nɪm, ˌrɑ bəˈnim; Sephardic Hebrew rɑ bɑˈnim; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˌrɑ bəˈnɪm, rɑˈbɔ nɪm/. Judaism.
master; teacher (used as a term of address and title of respect for a person ranking higher than a rabbi).
Origin of rabban
< Hebrew rabbān < Aramaic
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