submenu

noun
sub·​menu | \ ˈsəb-ˌmen-(ˌ)yü How to pronounce submenu (audio) , -ˌmān- \
variants: or sub-menu
plural submenus or sub-menus

Definition of submenu

: a secondary menu (as in a computer application) : a list of choices that is part of another list of choices On selecting one of these sections, students should then be presented with a submenu which lists specific options related to the selected topic.— Paul F. Merrill et al. The menu-driven format permits the user to funnel easily between the minor menus and the accompanying submenus.— Jack J. Ford

First Known Use of submenu

1981, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of submenu was in 1981

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“Submenu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/submenu. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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submenu

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English Language Learners Definition of submenu

computers : a menu in a computer program that you reach by going through another menu first

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