subcategory

[ suhb-kat-uh-gawr-ee, -gohr-ee ]
/ sʌbˈkæt əˌgɔr i, -ˌgoʊr i /

noun, plural sub·cat·e·go·ries.

a subordinate category or a division of a category.

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Origin of subcategory

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