parergy

Parergy

Par"er*gy\, n. [L. parergon, Gr. ?; ? beside + ? work.] Something unimportant, incidental, or superfluous. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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