subkingdom

noun
sub·​king·​dom | \ ˈsəb-ˌkiŋ-dəm How to pronounce subkingdom (audio) \

Definition of subkingdom

: a category in biological classification ranking below a kingdom and above a phylum

First Known Use of subkingdom

1825, in the meaning defined above

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“Subkingdom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subkingdom. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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subkingdom

noun
sub·​king·​dom | \ ˈsəb-ˌkiŋ-dəm How to pronounce subkingdom (audio) \

Medical Definition of subkingdom

: a category in biological classification ranking below a kingdom and above a phylum

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