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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Suborder  \Sub*or"der\,  n.  (Nat.  Hist.) 
  A  division  of  an  order  a  group  of  genera  of  a  little  lower 
  rank  than  an  order  and  of  greater  importance  than  a  tribe  or 
  family;  as  cichoraceous  plants  form  a  suborder  of 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  (biology)  taxonomic  group  that  is  a  subdivision  of  an  order 

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