word for the day .


serendipity :
(n.) 1. An aptitude for making fortunate discoveries by accident. 2. Good fortune, luck. [Coined in 1754 by Horace Walpole (1717-92) who said he formed it from the Persian fairy tale “The Three Princes of Serendip,” whose heroes “were always making discoveries, by accidents and sagacity, of things they were not in quest of.”]
(eg) The penecilium was discovered serendipitously.
Mirror was discovered serendipitously .
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