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tribe

To distribute into tribes or classes. Our fowl, fish, and quadruped are well tribed. (abp. Nicolson)

1. A family, race, or series of generations, descending from the same progenitor, and kept distinct, as in the case of the twelve tribes of Israel, descended from the twelve sons of Jacob. The lion of the tribe of Juda. A wealthy Hebrew of my tribe. (Shak)

2. (Science: botany) A number of species or genera having certain structural characteristics in common; as, a tribe of plants; a tribe of animals.

By many recent naturalists, tribe has been used for a group of animals or plants intermediate between order and genus.

3. A nation of savages or uncivilized people; a body of rude people united under one leader or government; as, the tribes of the Six Nations; the Seneca tribe.

4. A division, class, or distinct portion of a people, from whatever cause that distinction may have originated; as, the city of Athens was divided into ten tribes.

5. A family of animals descended from some particular female progenitor, through the female line; as, the Duchess tribe of shorthorns.

Origin: L. Tribus, originally, a third part of the Roman people, afterwards, a division of the people, a tribe; of uncertain origin: cf. F. Tribu.


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the cultivation of genetics and DNA of Kazakhs people

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by kazakh7
Wed May 08, 2013 1:50 am
 
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Re: on phylogeny / what are we ?

... "current evidence", as suggested in Wiki, does suggest a split from the Chimp line...then Homo would more rightfully be a genus in the tribe Panini . ...although this from which we separated more recently than the gorilla line is also suggestive of a view that Gorillas would then be ...

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by Crucible
Mon Oct 17, 2011 1:50 pm
 
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Re: on phylogeny / what are we ?

Wouldn't it give a different rhetorical spin, were the genus Homo to be thought of as grouped along with genus Pan , in the tribe Panini - or something less bakery product-sounding. Beats me. I have a feeling that there are sects of people who loathe to categorize us humans with any ...

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by biohazard
Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:26 am
 
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Re: on phylogeny / what are we ?

... related to other apes. Wouldn't it give a different rhetorical spin, were the genus Homo to be thought of as grouped along with genus Pan , in the tribe Panini - or something less bakery product-sounding.

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by Crucible
Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:11 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: on phylogeny / what are we ?
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... evidence because an authority figure said so. Which are quite different thing. Or is it just to be on the right(still alive) side of the killing ,tribe wide or individually. Generally it's better to agree with the king even when he's wrong. Better to scream "burn the witch" than to be ...

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by canalon
Thu Mar 24, 2011 11:20 pm
 
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Topic: Blind faith
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