: a curved, hollow goat's horn or similarly shaped receptacle (such as a horn-shaped basket) that is overflowing especially with fruit and vegetables (such as gourds, ears of corn, apples, and grapes) and that is used as a decorative motif emblematic of abundance — called also
horn of plenty
: an inexhaustible store : abundance
- We marveled at the cornucopia of fruits, meats, toys, fresh fish, baskets, utensils and leather goods for sale in stalls that lined the streets for as far as we could see.
- —Guy Garcia
- For contemporary performers, soul represents a cornucopia of musical ideas.
- —Jon Pareles
: a receptacle shaped like a horn or cone