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English noun: phylum

1. phylum (group) (linguistics) a large group of languages that are historically related


Broader (hypernym)social group


Domain categorylinguistics

2. phylum (group) (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes


Broader (hypernym)taxon, taxonomic category, taxonomic group


Narrower (hyponym)Acanthocephala, Annelida, Arthropoda, Aschelminthes, Brachiopoda, Bryozoa, Cephalochordata, Chaetognatha, Chordata, Cnidaria, Coelenterata, Craniata, Cryptophyta, Ctenophora, Cycliophora, division, Echinodermata, Ectoprocta, Endoprocta, Entoprocta, Mollusca, Nematoda, Nemertea, Nemertina, Pentastomida, Phoronida, Phoronidea, phylum Acanthocephala, phylum Annelida, phylum Arthropoda, phylum Aschelminthes, phylum Brachiopoda, phylum Bryozoa, phylum Chaetognatha, phylum Chordata, phylum Cnidaria, phylum Coelenterata, phylum Cryptophyta, phylum Ctenophora, phylum Cycliophora, phylum Echinodermata, phylum Ectoprocta, phylum Entoprocta, phylum Mollusca, phylum Nematoda, phylum Nemertea, phylum Nemertina, phylum Phoronida, phylum Platyhelminthes, phylum Pogonophora, phylum Porifera, phylum Protozoa, phylum Pyrrophyta, phylum Rotifera, phylum Sipuncula, Platyhelminthes, Pogonophora, polyzoa, Porifera, Protozoa, Pyrrophyta, Rotifera, Sipuncula, subphylum Cephalochordata, subphylum Craniata, subphylum Pentastomida, subphylum Tunicata, subphylum Urochorda, subphylum Urochordata, subphylum Vertebrata, Tunicata, Urochorda, Urochordata, Vertebrata


Member holonymclass, subphylum


Member meronymkingdom


Domain categorybiological science, biology









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