subtype

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subtype

a subordinate type; a special type included in a more general type
Not to be confused with:
subset – a set that is part of a larger set
subtext – underlying or implicit meaning, as of a literary work: What is the subtext of the story?
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sub·type

 (sŭb′tīp′)
n.
A group forming a type within a larger type.
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subtype

(ˈsʌbˌtaɪp)
n
a secondary or subordinate type or genre, esp a specific one considered as falling under a general classification
subtypical adj
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sub•type

(ˈsʌbˌtaɪp)

n.
1. a subordinate type.
2. a special type included within a more general type.
[1860–65]
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Translations

subtype

[ˈsʌbtaɪp] N (Bio) → subtipo m
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subtype

nUnterart f
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