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1. Biology A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below an order and above a family.
2. A subdivision of a category termed an order.
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(Biology) biology a taxonomic group that is a subdivision of an order
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a category of related families within an order.
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A subdivision of an order of organisms. A suborder contains one or more families.
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|Noun||1.||suborder - (biology) taxonomic group that is a subdivision of an order|
order - (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families
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