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1. superfamily

noun. ['ˈsuːpɝˌfæmli'] (biology) a taxonomic group ranking below an order but above a family.

Synonyms

  • taxon
  • taxonomic group

Etymology

  • family (English)
  • familia (Latin)
  • super- (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Superfamily

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Example sentences of the word superfamily


1. Adverb
They are tiny insects that are part of the Aphidoidea superfamily.

2. Adjective
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.

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