noun. ['ˈsuːpɝˌfæmli'] (biology) a taxonomic group ranking below an order but above a family.
- taxonomic group
- family (English)
- familia (Latin)
- super- (English)
Words that Rhyme with Superfamily
Example sentences of the word superfamily
They are tiny insects that are part of the Aphidoidea superfamily.
Kangaroos belong to the superfamily Macropodoidea, which also includes wallabies.
3. Noun, singular or mass
The human and ape superfamily is known as Hominoidea, while the monkey superfamily is Cercopithecoidea.