Definition of subsect in English:

subsect

verb

rare
  • with object To subdivide.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Robert Vilvain (d. 1663), physician and philanthropist. From classical Latin subsect-, past participial stem of subsecāre to cut away, cut off, to divide off from sub- + secāre to cut.

Pronunciation

subsect

/səbˈsɛkt/