subproduct

noun sub·prod·uct \ ˌsəb-ˈprä-(ˌ)dəkt \
variants: or sub-product

Definition of subproduct

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

First Known Use of subproduct

1860

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