1. subclass

noun. (biology) a taxonomic category below a class and above an order.


  • taxonomic category
  • taxonomic group


  • class (English)
  • classe (French)
  • sub- (English)

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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.