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"phylum" in British English

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(Definition of “phylum” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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phylumnoun [ C ]

/ˈfɑɪ·ləm/

biology one of the groups into which animals are divided, mainly based on the shape of the animal's body and the way that the body is arranged

(Definition of “phylum” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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