Superorder definition

so͝opər-ôrdər
A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below a class or its subdivisions and above an order.
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A natural subdivision between an order and a class or subclass of plants or animals.
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A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below a class or its subdivisions and above an order.
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A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below a class or subclass and containing one or more orders.
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(taxonomy) A taxonomic category below subclass and above order.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
superorder
Plural:
superorders

Origin of superorder

  • super- +"Ž order

    From Wiktionary