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(English) The highest rank in the hierarchical classification. In zoology this rank consists of a single taxon, the kingdom Animalia (animal kingdom). (See also: taxon, classification, taxonomy)
(French) Le plus haut rang dans la classification hiérarchique. En zoologie ce rang ne comporte qu'un seul taxon, le règne Animalia (règne animal). (See also: taxon, classification, taxonomy)
(Portuguese) A mais alta categoria da classificação hierárquica. Em Zoologia esta categoria consiste num único taxon, o Reino Animalia. (See also: taxon, classification, taxonomy)

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