by-product

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

by–prod·uct

noun \-ˌprä-(ˌ)dəkt\

: something that is produced during the production or destruction of something else

: something that happens as a result of something else

Full Definition of BY-PRODUCT

1
:  something produced in a usually industrial or biological process in addition to the principal product
2
:  a secondary and sometimes unexpected or unintended result

First Known Use of BY-PRODUCT

1857

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