superclass

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su·per·class

 (so͞o′pər-klăs′)
n.
A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below a phylum or its subdivisions and above a class.

superclass

(ˈsuːpəˌklɑːs)
n
(Biology) a taxonomic group that is a subdivision of a subphylum

su•per•class

(ˈsu pərˌklæs, -ˌklɑs)

n. Biol.
1. a category of related classes within a phylum or subphylum.
2. a subphylum.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.superclass - (biology) a taxonomic class below a phylum and above a class
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
taxon, taxonomic category, taxonomic group - animal or plant group having natural relations
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