1. [ noun ] (biology) a taxonomic category between a genus and a subfamily
Related terms: taxonomic_group Bambuseae Bovini family biology
2. [ noun ] (politics,geography) a federation (as of American Indians)
Synonyms: federation_of_tribes
Related terms: nation Nahuatl Mayan olmec US
3. [ noun ] (sociology) a social division of (usually preliterate) people
Synonyms: folk
Related terms: social_group phyle moiety
4. [ noun ] group of people related by blood or marriage
Synonyms: clan kin_group kindred kinship_group kin
Related terms: social_group family folks totem mishpachah tribes_of_israel genealogy relative tribesman clansman
Similar spelling:   Trabue