noun, plural par·er·ga [pa-rur-guh] /pæˈrɜr gə/.
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Parergon, pa-rėr′gon, n. a by-work, any work subsidiary to another.
Sometimes this making or doing was their profession; sometimes it was a parergon carried on deliciously in leisure hours.The House by the River
A. P. Herbert
Ei d toutous ektrapomenos exelenchoimi, meizon an moi to parergon tou ergou genoito.
By 1595 the number of maps had increased to 119, including a Parergon or supplement of 12 maps illustrating ancient history.