co·​dis·​cov·​er | \ ˌkō-di-ˈskə-vər How to pronounce codiscover (audio) \
variants: or co-discover
codiscovered or co-discovered; codiscovering or co-discovering

Definition of codiscover

transitive + intransitive

: to discover (something) with one or more others : to be one of the discoverers of (something) … James D. Watson, the scientist who co-discovered the double-helical structure of DNA …— Steven Weinberg

Other Words from codiscover

codiscoverer \ ˌkō-​di-​ˈskə-​vər-​ər How to pronounce codiscoverer (audio) \ or co-discoverer noun, plural codiscoverers or co-discoverers
Dr. Seaborg has played a key role in basic research as codiscoverer of a number of new elements of matter … Chemical & Engineering News

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1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Codiscover.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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