Definition of parergic in English:

parergic

adjective

rare
  • Of or relating to a parergon or by-work.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in George W. E. Russell (1853–1919), politician and writer. From parergon + -ic. Compare earlier parergal, parergastical, parergetic, parergetical.

Pronunciation

parergic

/pəˈrəːdʒɪk/