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Suborder

Sub-or′der

,
Noun.
(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 Compositae
.

Definition 2022


suborder

suborder

English

Noun

suborder (plural suborders)

  1. (taxonomy) A taxonomic category below order and above infraorder.

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