[ suhb-prahy-muh l ]
/ sʌbˈpraɪ məl /


(of meat) being a cut of meat larger than a steak, roast, or other single cut but smaller than a side of beef: shipped by the packer to local markets for final cutting to reduce processing costs and to retard spoilage.


such a cut of meat.

Nearby words

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  2. subpoena duces tecum,
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  7. subprincipal,
  8. subprofessional,
  9. subprogram,
  10. subpubic angle

Origin of subprimal Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019