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Webster 1913 Edition


Subfamily

Sub-fam′i-ly

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Noun.
(Biol.)
One of the subdivisions, of more importance than genus, into which certain families are divided.

Definition 2022


subfamily

subfamily

English

Noun

subfamily (plural subfamilies)

  1. (taxonomy) A taxonomic category ranking between a family and a genus; formerly called a tribe

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See also

  • Category:mul:Taxonomic names (subfamily)
  • Category:mul:Taxonomic names (tribe)