from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below an order or its subdivisions and above a family.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In biology, a group of families, or a. group of a grade next above the family.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A group intermediate between a family and a suborder.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun taxonomy A taxonomic category above family and below order (and its subdivisions).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun (biology) a taxonomic group ranking below an order but above a family


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super- +‎ family


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