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subereous
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Subesophageal ganglion
subfamily Acoraceae
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subfamily Bovinae
subfamily Cabombaceae
subfamily Caesalpinioideae
subfamily Carduelinae
subfamily Carpinaceae
subfamily Cetoniidae
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subfamily Dorylinae
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subfamily Dracenaceae
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subfamily definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: (biology) a taxonomic category below a family

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1833 1. a category in biological classification ranking below a family and above a genus 2. a subgroup of languages within a language family

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. -ies) 1 Biol. a taxonomic category below a family. 2 any subdivision of a group.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Subfamily Sub*fam"i*ly, n. (Biol.) One of the subdivisions, of more importance than genus, into which certain families are divided.



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