Taba’u’t-Tabi’in

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TABA’U ‘T-TABI’IN. تبع التابعين
Lit. “The followers of the followers.” Those who conversed with the Ta’bi’un (which term is used for those who conversed with Companions of Muhammad). Traditions related by them are received, but are of less authority, than those related by persons who had seen the Prophet.. [TRADITIONS.]

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam