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Dictionary » M » Magnorder

Magnorder

Definition

noun

A taxonomic category in an expanded biological classification, placed below a Subclass or a Class and above superorder


Supplement

Example is Magnorder Epitheria, which is comprised of placental mammals except for the Xenarthra.


Word origin: magnus (large) + -order

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