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subkingdom

sub·king·dom

subkingdom

pronunciation:
suhb kIng dm
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part of speech: noun
definition: in taxonomy, a category indicating a primary subdivision of a plant or animal kingdom.
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The word subkingdom contains the following part:
-dom Old English noun-forming suffix that means domain of; state of being
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The suffix -dom attaches to primarily Old English adjectives and nouns.