Definitions for cladekleɪd
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a group of organisms sharing features that reflect a common ancestor or descent.
Category: Biology, Taxonomy
Origin of clade:
1957; < Gk kládos branch
a group of biological taxa or species that share features inherited from a common ancestor
A group of animals or other organisms derived from a common ancestor species.
A higher level grouping of a genetic haplogroup.
Origin: From κλάδος.