What is another word for suborder?

Pronunciation: [sˈʌbɔːdə] (IPA)

Suborder is a term used to categorize groups within a larger order. Synonyms for suborder include infraorder, parvorder, and microorder. Infraorder, which is less commonly used than suborder, is a subdivision of an order that includes one or more families. Parvorder is a smaller division of a suborder and refers to a group of related families. Microorder is a term used to describe a subset of a suborder that is characterized by specific physical characteristics or genetic features. Other synonyms for suborder include superfamily, subfamily, and tribe. These terms all refer to subcategories within larger taxonomic groups and are used to further classify and identify species.

What are the hypernyms for Suborder?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Suborder?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the holonyms for Suborder?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.
  • holonyms for suborder (as nouns)

Usage examples for Suborder

It is an absolutely accurate key to every phase of human emotion, from hate, through all its amazingly paradoxical phenomena, to love, with all its genera under the suborder-all its species, subspecies, and varieties."
"The Tracer of Lost Persons"
Robert W. Chambers
The latter, if separated, may be looked upon as a suborder.
"Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects"
C. V. Riley
This suborder comprises minute, degraded insects commonly known as Spring-tails, Bristle-tails, Fish-moths, Snow-fleas, etc.
"Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects"
C. V. Riley

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Suborder classification,


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