Definitions for "Clade"
This is a monophyletic group.
A group of replicators consisting of (1) their most recent common ancestor (the founder) and (2) all offspring of members of the group (that is, all descendants of the founder). A monophyletic group. A descent group of chain letters.
A group of monophyletic organisms or DNA sequences that include all of those in the analysis that are descended from a particular common ancestor.
A taxonomic subgroup with similar traits identified by cladistics.