Definition of subprimal in US English:

subprimal

adjective

US
  • Designating a cut of meat used in meat distribution, smaller than a side or quarter but larger than an individual cut for retail.

noun

US
  • A cut of meat of this kind.

Origin

1960s. From sub- + primal.

Pronunciation

subprimal

/ˌsʌbˈprʌɪml/