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tribe

 [trīb]
a taxonomic category subordinate to a family (or subfamily) and superior to a genus (or subtribe).

tribe

(trīb),
In biologic classification, an occasionally used division between the family and the genus; often the same as the subfamily.
[L. tribus]

tribe

(trīb) a taxonomic category subordinate to a family (or subfamily) and superior to a genus (or subtribe).

tribe

(trīb)
n.
1. A unit of sociopolitical organization consisting of a number of families, clans, or other groups who share a common ancestry and culture and among whom leadership is typically neither formalized nor permanent.
2. Biology A taxonomic category ranking below a family or subfamily and above a genus and usually containing several genera.

tribe

Etymology: L, tribus
a taxonomic division of organisms, subordinate to a family and superior to a genus, or subtribe.

tribe

(trīb)
In biologic classification, an occasionally used division between the family and the genus; often the same as the subfamily.
[L. tribus]

tribe

a taxonomic category between genus and subfamily, used mainly in the CLASSIFICATION of plants.

tribe

a taxonomic category subordinate to a family (or subfamily) and superior to a genus (or subtribe).
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Each tribe is obsessed with its own interests and does not care about other tribes.
Senator Saleh Shah said that both the tribes have been living together amiably in the said area for centuries, however, there is a third force which is creating dispute between the Mehsud tribe of refugees and local Wazir tribe.
In 1982, the Tribe reached settlement with the State that determined what lands in Florida constituted the aboriginal lands of the Tribe.
One way to think about the concept of tribe might be as a form of social organization with its own ethics, system of justice and politics.
The fund provides financial support to tribe members at times of need such as when a serious accident happens," Sheikh Abdullah ibn Jabir Al-Mastouri of the Sulaim tribe told Arab News.
Organized alphabetically by tribe or group, there is at least one representative Native American tribe from each language family or language isolate for each culture area covered.
The Oglala Lakota Sioux tribe of South Dakota is often remembered for the male leaders of its past--men like Crazy Horse and Red Cloud.
The amount of money to be made in Indian gaming was staggering, but depended on whether a tribe could qualify for recognition, and whether it could keep competition out of the area.
Then, on the other end, some people are looking for some kind of link in order to join a tribe and snag gaming dividends or set-aside scholarships.
The Nez Perce, or NiMiiPuu, tribe, which owns the land, planted the trees in 2002 with visions of the water quality and environmental health they would bring.
The Nation magazine reported July 12 that Reed has been working to help a Native American tribe in Louisiana eager to lend off competition from another tribe that wanted to open a casino.