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subfamily
American English: /ˈsəbˌfæm(ə)li/
British English: /ˈsʌbfamɪli/
, /ˈsʌbfam(ə)li/

Translation of subfamily in Spanish:

noun plural -lies

  • subfamilia (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Accordingly, the kindred was subdivided into 27 subfamilies to remove the loops created by inbreeding.
    • First, the deeper contrasts, those where the social lineage and its nonsocial relative are from different tribes, subfamilies, or families, are all positive.
    • Petal wilting has been found to be ethylene-sensitive or insensitive, and these two categories were consistent within families or subfamilies.

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