superorder

noun
su·​per·​or·​der | \ˈsü-pər-ˌȯr-dər \

Definition of superorder 

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

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circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

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superorder

noun
su·​per·​or·​der | \ˈsü-pər-ˌȯrd-ər \

Medical Definition of superorder 

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

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