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cornucopia

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1 an abundant source
  • even to the computer-addicted children, the old-fashioned toy chest was a cornucopia of delights

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2 an amount or supply more than sufficient to meet one's needs
  • the rabbits found a cornucopia of food in the vegetable garden

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3 something shaped like a hollow cone and used as a container
  • a cornucopia filled with fruits and vegetables in celebration of the harvest

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“Cornucopia.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cornucopia. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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