superorder

noun
su·​per·​or·​der | \ ˈsü-pər-ˌȯr-dər How to pronounce superorder (audio) \

Definition of superorder

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

First Known Use of superorder

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of superorder was circa 1890

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“Superorder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superorder. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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superorder

noun
su·​per·​or·​der | \ ˈsü-pər-ˌȯrd-ər How to pronounce superorder (audio) \

Medical Definition of superorder

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

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