noun. (biology) a taxonomic category below a class and above an order.
- taxonomic category
- taxonomic group
- class (English)
- classe (French)
- sub- (English)
Example sentences of the word subclass
1. Noun, singular or mass
Pronouns are often considered to be a subclass of nouns because they often fulfill the same roles in the sentence.
2. Verb, base form
You must apply for a Tourist Visa (subclass 676) for permission to visit Australia if you have a criminal record.