Meaning of SUBCLASS in English

SUBCLASS

/sub"klas', -klahs'/ , n.

1. a primary division of a class.

2. a subordinate class, esp. one of persons who lack the rights and privileges of the primary class: a subclass of alien workers.

3. Biol. a category of related orders within a class.

v.t.

4. to place in a subclass.

[ 1810-20; SUB- + CLASS ]

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