Definition of parergon
1 : something subordinate or accessory; especially : an ornamental accessory or embellishment
2 : a subordinate activity or work : work undertaken in addition to one's main employment a parergon, pondered and written during … moments of leisure — J. D. Wilson
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Origin and Etymology of parergon
Latin, from Greek, from par- 1para- + ergon work — more at work
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