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Definition 1: animal or plant group having natural relations - [noun denoting group]

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(taxonomic category is a kind of ...) a group of plants or animals

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) extinct small mostly diurnal lower primates that fed on leaves and fruit; abundant in North America and Europe 30 to 50 million years ago; their descendents probably include the lemurs; some authorities consider them ancestral to anthropoids but others consider them only cousins

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) (biology) a taxonomic category below a family

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) (biology) a taxonomic category between a genus and a subfamily

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) (biology) taxonomic group between a genus and a species

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) (biology) a taxonomic group with a single member (a single species or genus)

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) (biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) (biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups

"a new strain of microorganisms"

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) (biology) the taxonomic group whose characteristics are used to define the next higher taxon

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) used in some classification systems: a group of extinct fossil gymnosperms coextensive with the order Cycadofilicales

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) used in former classification systems; approximately synonymous with order Caryophyllales

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) used in some classification systems for plants that bear catkins

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) (biology) a taxonomic group ranking below an order but above a family

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera

"sharks belong to the fish family"

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) (biology) a taxonomic group ranking above an order and below a class or subclass

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) extinct tiny nocturnal lower primates that fed on fruit and insects; abundant in North America and Europe 30 to 50 million years ago; probably gave rise to the tarsiers; some authorities consider them ancestral to anthropoids but others consider them only cousins

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) the highest taxonomic group into which organisms are grouped; one of five biological categories: Monera or Protoctista or Plantae or Fungi or Animalia

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) (biology) a taxonomic group comprising a major division of a kingdom

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) (biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics

"varieties are frequently recognized in botany"

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) (biology) a taxonomic group ranking between a phylum and a class

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) (biology) a taxonomic group ranking between a phylum and below a class or subclass

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) (biology) a taxonomic category below a class and above an order

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) (biology) a taxonomic class below a phylum and above a class

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) (biology) taxonomic group that is a subdivision of an order

(... is a kind of taxonomic category ) a large and probably unnatural group of fungi and funguslike organisms comprising the Mastigomycota (including the Oomycetes) and Zygomycota subdivisions of the division Eumycota; a category not used in all systems

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