subkingdom

subkingdom

[suhb-king-duhm, suhb-king-]
noun Biology.
a category of related phyla within a kingdom.

Origin:
1815–25; sub- + kingdom

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subkingdom (sʌbˈkɪŋdəm)
 
n
biology a taxonomic group that is a subdivision of a kingdom

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subkingdom sub·king·dom (sŭb'kĭng'dəm)
n.
A taxonomic category constituting a major division of a kingdom.

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subkingdom   (sŭb'kĭng'dəm)  Pronunciation Key 
A subdivision of a kingdom of organisms. A subkingdom contains one or more phyla.
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