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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: tribe (0.00819 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to tribe.
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n 1: a social division of (usually preliterate) people [syn: folk
2: a federation (as of American Indians) [syn: federation of tribes
3: (biology) a taxonomic category between a genus and a
4: group of people related by blood or marriage [syn: kin
, kin group
, kinship group
English → English
, v. t.
To distribute into tribes or classes. [R.]
Our fowl, fish, and quadruped are well tribed. --Abp.
, n. [L. tribus, originally, a third part of the
Roman people, afterwards, a division of the people, a tribe;
of uncertain origin: cf. F. tribu.]
1. A family, race, or series of generations, descending from
the same progenitor, and kept distinct, as in the case of
the twelve tribes of Israel, descended from the twelve
sons of Jacob. “The Lion of the tribe of Juda.”
A wealthy Hebrew of my tribe. --Shak.
2. (Bot.) A number of species or genera having certain
structural characteristics in common; as, a tribe of
plants; a tribe of animals.
Note: By many recent naturalists, tribe has been used for a
group of animals or plants intermediate between order
3. A nation of savages or uncivilized people; a body of rude
people united under one leader or government; as, the
tribes of the Six Nations; the Seneca tribe.
4. A division, class, or distinct portion of a people, from
whatever cause that distinction may have originated; as,
the city of Athens was divided into ten tribes.
5. (Stock Breeding) A family of animals descended from some
particular female progenitor, through the female line; as,
the Duchess tribe of shorthorns.