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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 6
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.
2. A number of species or genera having certain structural characteristics in common; as, a tribe of plants; a tribe of animals.
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.
5. A family of animals descended from some particular female progenitor, through the female line; as, the Duchess tribe of shorthorns.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To distribute into tribes or classes.
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