Suborder

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Definition

noun, plural: suborders

(taxonomy) A taxonomic category of one or more families of related organisms, and ranks below Order


Supplement

In taxonomy, a suborder is a category in a biological classification of organisms in between order and family.


Word origin: sub- (under) + order

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