noun \ˈsü-pər-ˌr-dər\

Definition of SUPERORDER

:  a category of biological classification ranking below a class and above an order

First Known Use of SUPERORDER

circa 1890


noun \ˈsü-pər-ˌrd-ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SUPERORDER

: a category of taxonomic classification between an order and a class or a subclass


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