sub·​prod·​uct ˌsəb-ˈprä-(ˌ)dəkt How to pronounce subproduct (audio)
variants or sub-product
plural subproducts or sub-products
: by-product
hulls and other subproducts of soybean processing
Bagasse is constituted by organic waste from malt, never experiencing modifications afterwards. This is the reason why bagasse is considered a subproduct, commonly used to make fodder and is inexpensive. American Society for Metals

Word History

First Known Use

1860, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of subproduct was in 1860

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Cite this Entry

“Subproduct.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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