subsegment

noun
sub·​seg·​ment | \ ˌsəb-ˈseg-mənt How to pronounce subsegment (audio) \
variants: or sub-segment
plural sub-segment or sub-segments

Definition of subsegment

: a segment that is part of a larger segment … one of the fastest growing subsegments of the fastest growing category in the car and truck biz, to wit: luxury sport-utility vehicles.— Tony Swan

First Known Use of subsegment

1805, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of subsegment was in 1805

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“Subsegment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subsegment. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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