taxonomic group below the division level but above the order level.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
class (noun)
a) a body of students meeting regularly to study the same subject
b) the period during which such a body meets
c) a course of instruction
d) a body of students or alumni whose year of graduation is the same
a) a group sharing the same economic or social status - the working class
b) social rank , especially high social rank
c) high quality - elegance a hotel with class
a group, set, or kind sharing common attributes as
a) a major category in biological taxonomy ranking above the order and below the phylum or division
b) a collection of adjacent and discrete or continuous values of a random variable
c) - set
a division or rating based on grade or quality
the best of its kind - the class of the league
a data type in object-oriented programming that consists of a group of objects with the same properties and behaviors and that is arranged in a hierarchy with other such data types - compare object
class (verb)
transitive verb
- classify
class (Wikipedia)

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