Rabbu’n Nau

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RABBU ‘N-NAU. رب النوع
The “Lord of the Species.” An angel who is said to preside over the animate and inanimate creation, viz. nabutat, “vegetable”; haiwanat, “animal”; jamadat, “inanimate” (stones, earth, &c.), called al-‘alamu, ‘s-Sufii, “the lower creation,” an distinguished from al-‘alamu ‘l-‘ulwi, ” the heavenly world” (See Ghiyasu ‘l-Lughah.)

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam