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Definition of Tribe

Tribe
Tribe Tribe, v. t. To distribute into tribes or classes. [R.] Our fowl, fish, and quadruped are well tribed. --Abp. Nicolson.
Tribe
Tribe Tribe, n. [L. tribus, originally, a third part of the Roman people, afterwards, a division of the people, a tribe; of uncertain origin: cf. F. tribu.] 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. ``The Lion of the tribe of Juda.' --Rev. v. 5. A wealthy Hebrew of my tribe. --Shak. 2. (Bot.) A number of species or genera having certain structural characteristics in common; as, a tribe of plants; a tribe of animals. Note: By many recent naturalists, tribe has been used for a group of animals or plants intermediate between order and genus.

Meaning of Tribe from wikipedia

- The term tribe is used in many different contexts to refer to a category of human social group. The predominant usage of the term is in the discipline...
- The Kayı or Kai tribe (Turkish: Kayı boyu) were an Oghuz Turkic people and a sub-branch of the Bozok tribal federation. In the 11th century Mahmud al-Kashgari...
- to the Hebrew Bible, the Tribe of Judah (שֵׁבֶט יְהוּדָה, Shevet Yehudah) was one of the twelve Tribes of Israel. The Tribe of Judah, its conquests, and...
- to the Torah, the Tribe of Benjamin (Hebrew: שֵׁבֶט בִּנְיָמִֽן, Shevet Binyamin) was one of the Twelve Tribes of Israel. The tribe was descended from...
- The Tribe of Dan (Hebrew: דָּן), meaning, "Judge", was one of the tribes of Israel, according to the Torah. They were allocated a coastal portion of land...
- The Tribe of Joseph is one of the Tribes of Israel in biblical tradition. Since Ephraim and Man****eh (often called the "two half-tribes of Joseph") together...
- to the Hebrew Bible, the Tribe of Ephraim (Hebrew: אֶפְרַיִם / אֶפְרָיִם, Efrayim) was one of the Tribes of Israel. The Tribe of Man****eh together with...
- According to the Bible, the Tribe of Levi is one of the tribes of Israel, traditionally descended from Levi, son of Jacob. The descendants of Aaron, who...
- the Hebrew Bible, the Tribe of Gad (Hebrew: גָּד, Modern: Gad, Tiberian: Gāḏ, "soldier" or "luck") was one of the Twelve Tribes of Israel who, after the...
- The Indigo Tribe is a fictional organization that appears in DC Comics publications, primarily those of the Green Lantern series. In the DC Universe,...
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