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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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As a result, tribesman Noor Azam Mehsud died on the spot and three others injured.
Mubarak Al-Abadi, director of the Islah Party's Media Department in Al-Jawf said that Najda was shot dead while he was trying to rescue an injured tribesman affiliated with the Popular Committees.
The tribe accused him of murdering an Al-Sada tribesman in February.
SANA'A, 24 -- Tribesman form the Ibb governorate slaughtered an ox at the office of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor in Sana'a on Sunday, Rajeh Al-Kudami, a general manager at the ministry told the Yemen Times.
Ali Al-Siraji, a tribesman in Bani Dhibyan who kidnapped the Dutch couple last April, said that the father of, Abdullah Ahmed Najran, one of the kidnappers, was killed and another one was wounded while they were trying to assassinate Nabeel Al-Khamri.