subparagraph

noun
sub·​par·​a·​graph | \ ˌsəb-ˈper-ə-ˌgraf How to pronounce subparagraph (audio) , -ˈpa-rə- \
variants: or less commonly sub-paragraph
plural subparagraphs also sub-paragraphs

Definition of subparagraph

: 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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“Subparagraph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subparagraph. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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