subparagraph

noun sub·par·a·graph \ ˌsəb-ˈper-ə-ˌgraf , -ˈpa-rə- \
variants: or less commonly sub-paragraph

Definition of subparagraph

plural subparagraphs also sub-paragraphs
: a subordinate paragraph especially of a formally drafted document (such as a contract or law)
  • the items specified in subparagraph (a)

First Known Use of subparagraph

1873

in the meaning defined above

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