Definition of Superorder

1. Noun. (biology) a taxonomic group ranking above an order and below a class or subclass.

Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Generic synonyms: Taxon, Taxonomic Category, Taxonomic Group



Definition of Superorder

1. n. A group intermediate in importance between an order and a subclass.

Definition of Superorder

1. Noun. (taxonomy) A taxonomic category below subclass and above order. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Superorder

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Superorder

supernutritions
supernutritious
superoccipital
superocean
superoceans
superohmic
superoinferior
superoinferiorly
superoleophobic
superon
superoperator
superoperators
superoptimal
superoptimally
superorbital
superorder (current term)
superorder Acanthopterygii
superorder Labyrinthodonta
superorder Labyrinthodontia
superorder Malacopterygii
superorder Ratitae
superorders
superordinary
superordinate
superordinate word
superordinated
superordinately
superordinates
superordinating
superordination

Literary usage of Superorder

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1. Bulletin ... of the Geological and Natural History Survey by Chicago Academy of Sciences (1896)
"... by the simple mantle margin of the animal. It is found in the three regions of the area, but is not common except in a very few localities. superorder ..."

2. Records by K. Gardner & Lang (1906)
"... of a single superorder, or possibly as Suborders of a single Order. For this superorder, or embracing Order, a new name is required, and I would suggest ..."

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