subclassification

noun sub·clas·si·fi·ca·tion \ ˌsəb-ˌkla-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən \

Definition of subclassification

1 : a primary division of a classification
2 : arrangement into or assignment to subclassifications

subclassify

play \ˌsəb-ˈkla-sə-ˌfī\ transitive verb

First Known Use of subclassification

1831

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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