subclassification

noun
sub·​clas·​si·​fi·​ca·​tion | \ ˌsəb-ˌkla-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce subclassification (audio) \

Definition of subclassification

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

Other Words from subclassification

subclassify \ ˌsəb-​ˈkla-​sə-​ˌfī How to pronounce subclassify (audio) \ transitive verb

First Known Use of subclassification

1831, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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