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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (biology) taxonomic group that is a subdivision of an order.

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  • They're insects belonging to the Order Odonata, suborder Zygoptera.
  • Very few families of the suborder Polyphaga are completely aquatic.
  • A cicada is an insect of the order Hemiptera, suborder Auchenorrhyncha.
  • Like all whales, humpbacks are mammals, and belong to the baleen whale suborder, mysticeti. for more
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