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Definitions of order:

part of speech: noun

A group; a genus.

part of speech: noun

In zoological classification, the division just below the class ( or subclass) and above the family; denoted by the termination - idia.

Usage examples for order:

  • And just after I'd got it so nearly in order "Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells", William Dean Howells
  • The others followed in order "The Master of the World", Jules Verne
  • Who would there be to keep order here at night? "Colonel Thorndyke's Secret", G. A. Henty

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spirochaeta

A genus of Mastigophora, or flagellated protozoans, the members of which are of wavy or twisted thread- like form, with an undulating membrane; many are parasitic in the blood of vertebrates; also written Spirochaete. The genus was formerly, and still is by some bacteriologists, included under the Schizomycetes in the family Spirillaceae. ...

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