from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a rank below that of variety.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A subordinate variety, or a division of a variety.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A subordinate variety; the further and minor modification of a variety; a strain differing little from one more comprehensive, as among domestic animals or cultivated plants.
sub- + variety (Wiktionary)