Definition of Animal order

1. Noun. The order of animals.

Group relationships: Animal Kingdom, Animalia, Kingdom Animalia
Specialized synonyms: Eubacteriales, Order Eubacteriales, Order Pseudomonadales, Pseudomonadales, Order Rickettsiales, Rickettsiales, Mycoplasmatales, Order Mycoplasmatales, Actinomycetales, Order Actinomycetales, Myxobacterales, Myxobacteriales, Order Myxobacterales, Order Myxobacteria, Order Myxobacteriales, Order Spirochaetales, Spirochaetales, Heliozoa, Order Heliozoa, Order Radiolaria, Radiolaria, Amoebida, Amoebina, Order Amoebida, Order Amoebina, Foraminifera, Order Foraminifera, Order Testacea, Testacea, Fucales, Order Fucales, Order Zygnemales, Order Zygnematales, Zygnemales, Zygnematales, Cilioflagellata, Dinoflagellata, Order Cilioflagellata, Order Dinoflagellata, Hypermastigina, Order Hypermastigina, Order Polymastigina, Polymastigina, Coccidia, Order Coccidia, Gregarinida, Order Gregarinida, Haemosporidia, Order Haemosporidia, Order Sarcosporidia, Sarcosporidia, Haplosporidia, Order Haplosporidia, Actinomyxidia, Order Actinomyxidia, Mycrosporidia, Order Mycrosporidia, Myxosporidia, Order Myxosporidia, Malacopterygii, Superorder Malacopterygii, Cypriniformes, Order Cypriniformes, Berycomorphi, Order Berycomorphi, Order Zeomorphi, Zeomorphi, Order Solenichthyes, Solenichthyes, Order Ostracodermi, Ostracodermi, Heterostraci, Suborder Heterostraci, Cephalaspida, Osteostraci, Suborder Cephalaspida, Suborder Osteostraci, Anaspida, Order Anaspida, Conodonta, Conodontophorida, Order Conodonta, Order Conodontophorida, Cyclostomata, Order Cyclostomata, Hyperoartia, Petromyzoniformes, Suborder Hyperoartia, Suborder Petromyzoniformes, Hyperotreta, Myxiniformes, Myxinoidea, Myxinoidei, Suborder Hyperotreta, Suborder Myxiniformes, Suborder Myxinoidei, Order Torpediniformes, Torpediniformes, Batoidei, Order Batoidei, Order Rajiformes, Rajiformes, Ratitae, Superorder Ratitae, Order Struthioniformes, Struthioniformes, Casuariiformes, Order Casuariiformes, Apterygiformes, Order Apterygiformes, Order Rheiformes, Rheiformes, Aepyorniformes, Order Aepyorniformes, Dinornithiformes, Order Dinornithiformes, Insessores, Order Insessores, Percher, Perching Bird, Order Passeriformes, Passeriformes, Oscines, Passeres, Suborder Oscines, Suborder Passeres, Menurae, Suborder Menurae, Eurylaimi, Suborder Eurylaimi, Suborder Tyranni, Tyranni, Clamatores, Suborder Clamatores, Order Raptores, Raptores, Falconiformes, Order Falconiformes, Order Strigiformes, Strigiformes, Caudata, Order Caudata, Order Urodella, Urodella, Anura, Batrachia, Order Anura, Order Batrachia, Order Salientia, Salientia, Gymnophiona, Order Gymnophiona, Labyrinthodonta, Labyrinthodontia, Superorder Labyrinthodonta, Superorder Labyrinthodontia, Order Stereospondyli, Stereospondyli, Order Stegocephalia, Stegocephalia, Order Temnospondyli, Temnospondyli, Chelonia, Order Chelonia, Order Testudinata, Order Testudines, Testudinata, Testudines, Order Rhynchocephalia, Rhynchocephalia, Order Squamata, Squamata, Lacertilia, Sauria, Suborder Lacertilia, Suborder Sauria, Crocodilia, Crocodylia, Order Crocodilia, Order Crocodylia, Loricata, Order Loricata, Order Ornithischia, Ornithischia, Suborder Thyreophora, Thyreophora, Thyreophoran, Marginocephalia, Marginocephalian, Suborder Marginocephalia, Suborder Pachycephalosaurus, Ceratopsia, Suborder Ceratopsia, Euronithopod, Euronithopoda, Ornithopoda, Suborder Euronithopoda, Suborder Ornithopoda, Order Saurischia, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Suborder Sauropodomorpha, Prosauropoda, Suborder Prosauropoda, Sauropoda, Suborder Sauropoda, Suborder Theropoda, Theropoda, Suborder Ceratosaura, Carnosaura, Suborder Carnosaura, Ornithomimida, Suborder Ornithomimida, Maniraptora, Suborder Maniraptora, Order Therapsida, Therapsida, Ictodosauria, Order Ictodosauria, Order Pelycosauria, Pelycosauria, Order Pterosauria, Pterosauria, Order Thecodontia, Thecodontia, Ichthyosauria, Order Ichthyosauria, Order Sauropterygia, Sauropterygia, Plesiosauria, Suborder Plesiosauria, Nothosauria, Suborder Nothosauria, Ophidia, Serpentes, Suborder Ophidia, Suborder Serpentes, Opiliones, Order Opiliones, Order Phalangida, Phalangida, Order Scorpionida, Scorpionida, Chelonethida, Order Chelonethida, Order Pseudoscorpiones, Order Pseudoscorpionida, Pseudoscorpiones, Pseudoscorpionida, Order Pedipalpi, Order Uropygi, Pedipalpi, Uropygi, Araneae, Araneida, Order Araneae, Order Araneida, Acarina, Order Acarina, Geophilomorpha, Order Geophilomorpha, Order Pycnogonida, Pycnogonida, Order Xiphosura, Xiphosura, Eurypterida, Order Eurypterida, Galliformes, Order Galliformes, Order Tinamiformes, Tinamiformes, Columbiformes, Order Columbiformes, Order Psittaciformes, Psittaciformes, Cuculiformes, Order Cuculiformes, Coraciiformes, Order Coraciiformes, Order Picariae, Picariae, Apodiformes, Order Apodiformes, Caprimulgiformes, Order Caprimulgiformes, Order Piciformes, Piciformes, Order Trogoniformes, Trogoniformes, Anseriformes, Order Anseriformes, Anseres, Suborder Anseres, Monotremata, Order Monotremata, Marsupialia, Order Marsupialia, Insectivora, Order Insectivora, Lipotyphla, Suborder Lipotyphla, Menotyphla, Suborder Menotyphla, Order Siphonophora, Siphonophora, Actinaria, Actiniaria, Order Actinaria, Order Actiniaria, Alcyonaria, Order Alcyonaria, Alcyonacea, Suborder Alcyonacea, Gorgonacea, Gorgoniacea, Suborder Gorgonacea, Suborder Gorgoniacea, Madreporaria, Order Madreporaria, Cydippea, Cydippida, Cydippidea, Order Cydippea, Order Cydippida, Order Cydippidea, Order Platyctenea, Platyctenea, Cestida, Order Cestida, Lobata, Order Lobata, Nudibranchia, Order Nudibranchia, Order Pulmonata, Pulmonata, Order Pectinibranchia, Pectinibranchia, Aplacophora, Order Aplacophora, Order Solenogastres, Solenogastres, Myaceae, Order Myaceae, Octopoda, Order Octopoda, Decapoda, Order Decapoda, Belemnoidea, Order Belemnoidea, Decapoda, Order Decapoda, Brachyura, Suborder Brachyura, Reptantia, Suborder Reptantia, Natantia, Suborder Natantia, Schizopoda, Euphausiacea, Order Euphausiacea, Mysidacea, Order Mysidacea, Order Stomatopoda, Stomatopoda, Isopoda, Order Isopoda, Amphipoda, Order Amphipoda, Anostraca, Order Anostraca, Notostraca, Order Notostraca, Branchiura, Order Branchiura, Ciconiiformes, Order Ciconiiformes, Gruiformes, Order Gruiformes, Otides, Suborder Otides, Charadriiformes, Order Charadriiformes, Charadrii, Suborder Charadrii, Limicolae, Suborder Limicolae, Lari, Suborder Lari, Gaviiformes, Order Gaviiformes, Colymbiformes, Order Colymbiformes, Order Podicipediformes, Order Podicipitiformes, Podicipediformes, Podicipitiformes, Order Pelecaniformes, Pelecaniformes, Order Sphenisciformes, Sphenisciformes, Order Procellariiformes, Procellariiformes, Cetacea, Order Cetacea, Mysticeti, Suborder Mysticeti, Odontoceti, Suborder Odontoceti, Order Sirenia, Sirenia, Carnivora, Order Carnivora, Pinnipedia, Suborder Pinnipedia, Order Tubulidentata, Tubulidentata, Chiroptera, Order Chiroptera, Megachiroptera, Suborder Megachiroptera, Microchiroptera, Suborder Microchiroptera, Mantophasmatodea, Order Mantophasmatodea, Mecoptera, Order Mecoptera, Collembola, Order Collembola, Order Protura, Protura, Coleoptera, Order Coleoptera, Embiodea, Embioptera, Order Embiodea, Order Embioptera, Anoplura, Order Anoplura, Mallophaga, Order Mallophaga, Order Siphonaptera, Siphonaptera, Diptera, Order Diptera, Nematocera, Suborder Nematocera, Hymenoptera, Order Hymenoptera, Isoptera, Order Isoptera, Order Orthoptera, Orthoptera, Order Phasmatodea, Order Phasmida, Phasmatodea, Phasmida, Dictyoptera, Order Dictyoptera, Blattaria, Blattodea, Suborder Blattaria, Suborder Blattodea, Manteodea, Suborder Manteodea, Hemiptera, Order Hemiptera, Heteroptera, Suborder Heteroptera, Homoptera, Suborder Homoptera, Corrodentia, Order Corrodentia, Order Psocoptera, Psocoptera, Ephemerida, Ephemeroptera, Order Ephemerida, Order Ephemeroptera, Order Plecoptera, Plecoptera, Neuroptera, Order Neuroptera, Megaloptera, Suborder Megaloptera, Odonata, Order Odonata, Anisoptera, Suborder Anisoptera, Suborder Zygoptera, Zygoptera, Order Trichoptera, Trichoptera, Order Thysanura, Thysanura, Order Thysanoptera, Thysanoptera, Dermaptera, Order Dermaptera, Lepidoptera, Order Lepidoptera, Exocycloida, Order Exocycloida, Order Spatangoida, Spatangoida, Lagomorpha, Order Lagomorpha, Order Rodentia, Rodentia, Myomorpha, Suborder Myomorpha, Hystricomorpha, Suborder Hystricomorpha, Sciuromorpha, Suborder Sciuromorpha, Dinocerata, Order Dinocerata, Hyracoidea, Order Hyracoidea, Order Perissodactyla, Perissodactyla, Artiodactyla, Order Artiodactyla, Ruminantia, Suborder Ruminantia, Edentata, Order Edentata, Suborder Xenarthra, Xenarthra, Order Pholidota, Pholidota, Order Primates, Primates, Anthropoidea, Suborder Anthropoidea, Order Scandentia, Scandentia, Prosimii, Suborder Prosimii, Lemuroidea, Suborder Lemuroidea, Strepsirhini, Suborder Strepsirhini, Suborder Tarsioidea, Tarsioidea, Dermoptera, Order Dermoptera, Order Proboscidea, Proboscidea, Order Siluriformes, Siluriformes, Gadiformes, Order Gadiformes, Anacanthini, Order Anacanthini, Anguilliformes, Order Anguilliformes, Order Apodes, Isospondyli, Order Isospondyli, Order Osteoglossiformes, Osteoglossiformes, Order Pediculati, Pediculati, Order Synentognathi, Synentognathi, Acanthopterygii, Superorder Acanthopterygii, Order Perciformes, Order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi, Percoidea, Suborder Percoidea, Discocephali, Order Discocephali, Mugiloidea, Suborder Mugiloidea, Blennioidea, Suborder Blennioidea, Scombroidea, Suborder Scombroidea, Ganoidei, Order Ganoidei, Order Scleroparei, Scleroparei, Scorpaenoidea, Suborder Scorpaenoidea, Order Plectognathi, Order Tetraodontiformes, Plectognathi, Heterosomata, Order Heterosomata, Order Pleuronectiformes
Generic synonyms: Order

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Animal Order

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animal glue
animal graft
animal group
animal husbandry
animal identification systems
animal kingdom
animal leg
animal material
animal model
animal nature
animal oil
animal order (current term)
animal pigment
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animal rights
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animal spirits
animal starch
animal structures

Literary usage of Animal order

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Ruling Principle of Method Applied to Education by Antonio Rosmini, Maria Georgina Shirreff Grey (1889)
"Through this human unitive force, the order of intelligence is brought into accordance with the animal order. Single or isolated action of the latter can ..."

2. The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans by Lyman Abbott (1888)
"But it is not inconsistent with the doctrine that man was gradually evolved by long and slow processes out of a lower and animal order ; though it is ..."

3. Zo├Âlogical Science: Or, Nature in Living Forms by Anna Maria (Treadwell) Redfield (1858)
"Skull of a porcupine, showing the teeth of a gnawing animal, order Rodentia. 3. ... Skull of a eow, showing the dentition of a cud chewing animal, order ..."

4. The Works of Orestes A. Brownson by Orestes Augustus Brownson, Henry Francis Brownson (1884)
"Instinct and natural tendency direct him only to an end that lies in the purely animal order, and he was intended for an end that lies above that order, ..."

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