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πάρεργον 1

a bye-work, subordinate or secondary business, appendage, appendix, Eur.; πάρεργ᾽ ὁδοῦ a secondary purpose of my journey, id=Eur.; π. τύχης an unhappy addition to my fortune, id=Eur.; πάρεργα κακῶν things useless to remedy my ills, id=Eur.:— ἐν παρέργῳ as a bye-work, as subordinate or secondary, Lat. obiter, ἐν π. θέσθαι to treat as a bye-work, Soph.; ὡς ἐν π. Eur.; ἐκ παρέργου Thuc.

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