superrace

noun
su·​per·​race | \ ˌsü-pər-ˈrās How to pronounce superrace (audio) \
plural superraces

Definition of superrace

1 : a race or nation of people held to be superior to others
2 : a group of organisms and especially bacteria that are unusually hardy mutations resulting in a superrace of drug-resistant bacteria

First Known Use of superrace

1904, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Superrace.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superrace. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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