from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A subdivision of a tribe.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A taxonomic category ranking below tribe.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A division of a tribe; a group of genera of a little lower rank than a tribe.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A division of a tribe; specifically, in zoology and botany, a section or division of a tribe: a classificatory group of no fixed grade. See tribe.
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