Definition of Cornucopia

1. Noun. A goat's horn filled with grain and flowers and fruit symbolizing prosperity.

2. Noun. The property of being extremely abundant. "The idiomatic richness of English"
Exact synonyms: Profuseness, Profusion, Richness
Generic synonyms: Abundance, Copiousness, Teemingness
Specialized synonyms: Overgrowth, Greenness, Verdancy, Verdure, Wilderness
Derivative terms: Profuse, Rich, Rich, Rich

Definition of Cornucopia

1. n. The horn of plenty, from which fruits and flowers are represented as issuing. It is an emblem of abundance.

Definition of Cornucopia

1. Noun. (Greek mythology) A goat's horn endlessly overflowing with fruit, flowers and grain; or full of whatever its owner wanted. ¹

2. Noun. A hollow horn- or cone-shaped object, filled with edible or useful things. ¹

3. Noun. An abundance or plentiful supply. ¹

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Definition of Cornucopia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cornucopia

cornu posterius ventriculi lateralis
cornu superius cartilaginis thyroideae
cornu superius marginalis falciformis
cornua coccygealia
cornua of falciform margin of saphenous opening
cornua of hyoid bone
cornua of lateral ventricle
cornua of spinal cord
cornua of thyroid cartilage
cornua sacralia
cornual pregnancy
cornucopia (current term)

Literary usage of Cornucopia

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1. Practical Sheet Metal Work and Demonstrated Patterns: A Comprehensive Treatise by John Henry Teschmacher (1911)
"The first step is to draw a correct side view of the cornucopia, as indicated by I 11 34 44 and then add the profile of the ornamental finish at the top ..."

2. Hellenistic Pottery and Terracottas by Homer Armstrong Thompson, Dorothy Burr Thompson (1987)
"41, AT 15; he associates with this figure the cornucopia that was later found to join ... Upper part of cornucopia hollow. Chin and neck of figure that held ..."

3. Marvels of the New West: A Vivid Portrayal of the Stupendous Marvels in the by William Makepeace Thayer (1887)
"California is properly called " cornucopia of the world." Grains and fruits of ever)' sort grow luxuriantly, even tropical fruits, and harvest-time is a ..."

4. Rubens: His Life, His Work, and His Time by Emile Michel (1899)
"At every instant friends change into enemies ; " and observing NYMPHS BEARING A cornucopia. (The Prado.) the course of affairs, Rubens has little faith in ..."

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