1. [syn: subspecies, race]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Subspecies \Sub*spe"cies\, n.
A group somewhat lessdistinct than speciesusually are, but
based on characters more important than those which
characterize ordinary varieties; often, a geographical
variety or race.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: (biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a
species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical
isolation within a species [syn: subspecies, race]