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Meaning of SUBORDER

Pronunciation:  'sub`ordur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (biology) taxonomic group that is a subdivision of an order
 

SUBORDER is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: order, taxon, taxonomic group

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sub*or"der\, n. (Nat. Hist.)
A division of an order; a group of genera of a little lower
rank than an order and of greater importance than a tribe or
family; as, cichoraceous plants form a suborder of
Composit[ae].

 

 

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