: a curved goat's horn overflowing with fruit and ears of grain that is used as a decorative motif emblematic of abundance
: a receptacle shaped like a horn or cone
— cor·nu·co·pi·an \-pē-ən\ adjective
Examples of CORNUCOPIA
- The market is a cornucopia of fruits and vegetables.
- The book includes a cornucopia of wonderful stories.
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Origin of CORNUCOPIA
Late Latin, from Latin cornu copiae
horn of plenty
First Known Use: 1508
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