noun sub·or·der \ˈsəb-ˌr-dər\

Definition of SUBORDER

:  a subdivision of an order <a soil suborder>; especially :  a taxonomic category ranking between an order and a family

First Known Use of SUBORDER

Medical Dictionary


noun sub·or·der \ˈsəb-ˌrd-ər\

Medical Definition of SUBORDER

:  a category in biological classification ranking below an order and above a family


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