(A' Obeyd, Ṣ, A, L, Ḳ) and
↓رُبَاحٌ, (A, TA,) the latter of the dial. of El-Yemen, (TA,) and
↓رُبَحٌ, (L, TA,) The male ape; (Ṣ, A, L, Ḳ;) [simia caudata, clunibus nudis: (Forskål, "Descr. Animalium" &c., p. iii.:)] or the young one of an ape: (TA:) or apes [as a coll. gen. n.]: (TA in art. نصح, in explanation of the last, which is there said to be originally رُبَاحٌ:) pl. of the first رَبَابِيحُ. (TA.) One says أَمْلَحُ مِنْ رُبَّاحٍ and رُبَاحٍ, meaning [Prettier] than the ape. (A, TA.)
[Hence, app.,] رُبُّ رُبَّاحٍ (Lth, A, Ḳ) or رُبَاحٍ (A) A sort of dates (Lth, A, Ḳ) of ElBasrah. (Lth.)
Also, (Ḳ,) accord. to some, (TA,) رُبَّاحٌ signifies A small young weaned camel, (Ḳ,) and small young camels, syn. حَاشِيَةٌ, (TA,) slender in the bones and meagre in the body: (Ḳ:) but A Heyth asks, How can it mean small young weaned camels, seeing that a poet applies to it the epithet ثَنِىّ, and the ثنىّ is five years old? and Khidásh Ibn-Zuheyr, in a verse cited by Sh, speaks of a ربّاح breathing hard in labour, in order that her young one might come forth. (TA.)
See also رُبَحٌ.