subprimal

[suhb-prahy-muhl]
adjective
1.
(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
2.
such a cut of meat.

Origin:
sub- + primal

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