subsegment

noun sub·seg·ment \ ˌsəb-ˈseg-mənt \
variants: or sub-segment

Definition of subsegment

plural sub-segment or sub-segments
: 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

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