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From Latin phylum, from Ancient Greek φῦλον (phûlon, tribe, race).

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phylum (plural phyla or phylums)

  1. (taxonomy) A rank in the classification of organisms, below kingdom and above class; also called a division, especially in describing plants; a taxon at that rank
    Mammals belong to the phylum Chordata.
  2. (linguistics) A large division of possibly related languages, or a major language family which is not subordinate to another.

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phylum n (genitive phylī); second declension

  1. phylum

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Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative phylum phyla
Genitive phylī phylōrum
Dative phylō phylīs
Accusative phylum phyla
Ablative phylō phylīs
Vocative phylum phyla