corecipient

noun
co·​re·​cip·​i·​ent | \ (ˌ)kō-ri-ˈsi-pē-ənt How to pronounce corecipient (audio) \
variants: or co-recipient
plural corecipients or co-recipients

Definition of corecipient

: one who receives something (such as an honor or award) with another the corecipients of the Nobel Peace Prize In 2012 Mr. Berry was co-recipient, with Leonard Cohen, of PEN New England's Song Lyrics of Literary Excellence Award.— Mark Feeney

First Known Use of corecipient

1849, in the meaning defined above

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“Corecipient.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corecipient. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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