Definition

(noun) a minor work (as of literature) — usually used in plural

 

In Context

“[Maria] Artamonova offers short summaries of most of Tolkien’s satellite opuscula in roughly their order of composition—The Father Christmas Letters, Roverandom, Mr. Bliss, Farmer Giles of Ham, “Leaf by Niggle,” and Smith of Wootton Major.”

Jason Fisher, Mythlore, 22 Sept. 2016