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From Biology-Online Dictionary
accidental discovery; in science, finding one thing while looking for something else, as in Fleming's discovery of penicillin.
Origin: coined by Horace Walpole and relates to The Three Princes of Serendip, fr. Alternate spelling of Serendib, ancient name for Sri Lanka