HyperDic: tribe

English > 4 senses of the word tribe:
NOUNgrouptribe, folka social division of (usually preliterate) people
grouptribe, federation of tribesa federation (as of American Indians)
grouptribe(biology) a taxonomic category between a genus and a subfamily
grouptribe, kin, kin group, kinship group, kindred, clangroup of people related by blood or marriage
tribe > pronunciation
Soundstray'b
Rhymesascribe ... vibe: 15 rhymes with ayb...
English > tribe: 4 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA social division of (usually preliterate) people.
Synonymfolk
MembersmoietyOne of two basic subdivisions of a tribe
NarrowerphyleA tribe of ancient Athenians
Broadersocial groupPeople sharing some social relation
Spanishtribu
Catalantribu
Adjectivesintertribalbetween or among tribes
tribalrelating to or characteristic of a tribe
English > tribe: 4 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA federation (as of American Indians).
Synonymfederation of tribes
MembersMayan, MayaA member of an American Indian people of Yucatan and Belize and Guatemala who had a culture (which reached its peak between AD 300 and 900) characterized by outstanding architecture and pottery and astronomy
NahuatlA member of any of various Indian peoples of central Mexico
OlmecA member of an early Mesoamerican civilization centered around Veracruz that flourished between 1300 and 400 BC
RegionUnited States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
BroadernationA federation of tribes (especially Native American tribes)
Spanishconfederación de tribus, tribu
Catalantribu
Adjectivestribalrelating to or characteristic of a tribe
English > tribe: 4 senses > noun 3, group
Meaning(biology) a taxonomic category between a genus and a subfamily.
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Member offamily(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera
NarrowerBambuseae, tribe Bambuseaebamboos
Bovini, tribe BoviniTerm not used technically
Broadertaxonomic group, taxonomic category, taxonanimal or plant group having natural relations
Spanishtribu
Catalantribu
English > tribe: 4 senses > noun 4, group
Meaninggroup of people related by blood or marriage.
Synonymskin, kin group, kinship group, kindred, clan
Membersclansman, clanswoman, clan memberA member of a clan
relative, relationA person related by blood or marriage
tribesmansomeone who lives in a tribe
NarrowerTribes of Israel, Twelve Tribes of IsraelTwelve kin groups of ancient Israel each traditionally descended from one of the twelve sons of Jacob
family, family unitprimary social group
folksYour parents
genealogy, family treesuccessive generations of kin
mishpocha, mishpachah(Yiddish) the entire family network of relatives by blood or marriage (and sometimes close friends)
totemA clan or tribe identified by their kinship to a common totemic object
Broadersocial groupPeople sharing some social relation
Spanishclan, familia, saga, tribu
Catalanclan, familia, família, grup, nissaga, parentela, saga, tribu
Adjectivestribalrelating to or characteristic of a tribe

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