subclassification


sub·clas·si·fi·ca·tion

noun \ˌsəb-ˌkla-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of SUBCLASSIFICATION

1
:  a primary division of a classification
2
:  arrangement into or assignment to subclassifications
sub·clas·si·fy \-ˈkla-sə-ˌfī\ transitive verb

First Known Use of SUBCLASSIFICATION

1873

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