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phy•lum



Pronunciation: (fī'lum), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/phylum.html on line 75 [key]
n.,
pl. -laPronunciation: (-lu). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/phylum.html on line 91 [key]

1. Biol.the primary subdivision of a taxonomic kingdom, grouping together all classes of organisms that have the same body plan.
2. Ling.a category consisting of language stocks that, because of cognates in vocabulary, are considered likely to be related by common origin. Cf. stock (def. 13).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/phylum.html on line 139 phylum (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/phylum.html on line 141 phylum (Encyclopedia)

 

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