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Subkingdom

Sub-king′dom

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Noun.
One of the several primary divisions of either the animal, or vegetable kingdom, as, in Zoology, the Vertebrata, Tunicata, Mollusca, Articulata, Molluscoidea, Echinodermata, Coelentera, and the Protozoa; in botany, the Phanerogamia, and the Cryptogamia.

Definition 2022


subkingdom

subkingdom

English

Noun

subkingdom (plural subkingdoms)

  1. (taxonomy) A taxonomic category below kingdom and above superphylum.
  2. (uncommon) A kingdom that is part of another kingdom, ruled by a subking.

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