: a category in biological classification ranking below a phylum or division and above a class
Examples of superclass in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe fish are then used to create a superclass of breeding stock for the public lakes.
Pete Robbins, Field & Stream, 8 Mar. 2021 It’s some kind of genetic enhancement — rarely fatal — that has created a superclass of young people, completely altering adolescence, college admissions and employment possibilities.
Washington Post, 2 Mar. 2021 Together the Five compose a new superclass of American corporate might.
Farhad Manjoo, New York Times, 4 Jan. 2017
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