Complete Definition of "cornucopia"

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Etymology
From Latin cornÅ« cÅpiae, horn of plenty.

Pronunciation
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Noun
cornucopia

  1. Greek mythology a goat's horn endlessly overflowing with fruit, flowers and grain; or full of whatever its owner wanted
  2. A hollow horn- or cone-shaped object, filled with edible or useful things
  3. An abundance or plentiful supply.

#:''A student will receive a cornucopia of homework every day.

Synonyms
horn of plenty

Derived terms
cornucopian (adj)
cornucopiate {adj)

Translations
trans-top|a goat's horn endlessly overflowing with fruit, flowers and grain
Croatian: rog obilja m; kornukopija f
Finnish: runsauden sarvi
German: Füllhorn n
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trans-top|A hollow horn- or cone-shaped object, filled with edible or useful things
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trans-top|An abundance or plentiful supply
Finnish: runsauden sarvi
German: Fülle f
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