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subspecific

[suhb-spuh-sif-ik]
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or of the nature of a subspecies.
  2. less than specific.
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Origin of subspecific

First recorded in 1865–70; sub- + specific
Related formssub·spe·cif·i·cal·ly, adverb
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