subprimal

[ suhb-prahy-muh l ]
/ sʌbˈpraɪ məl /

adjective

(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.

noun

such a cut of meat.

Origin of subprimal

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