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Oxford dictionary definition of the word subaltern:
an officer in the British army below the rank of captain, especially a second lieutenant.
1of lower status:
the private tutor was a recognized subaltern part of the bourgeois family
2 Logic, dated (of a proposition) implied by another proposition (e.g. as a particular affirmative is by a universal one), but not implying it in return.
late 16th century (as an adjective): from late Latin subalternus, from Latin sub- ‘next below’ + alternus ‘every other’