Definitions for cornucopia
ˌkɔr nəˈkoʊ pi ə, -nyə-cor·nu·copi·a
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word cornucopia.
horn of plenty, cornucopianoun
a goat's horn filled with grain and flowers and fruit symbolizing prosperity
profusion, profuseness, richness, cornucopianoun
the property of being extremely abundant
"the profusion of detail"; "the idiomatic richness of English"
A goat's horn endlessly overflowing with fruit, flowers and grain; or full of whatever its owner wanted.
A hollow horn- or cone-shaped object, filled with edible or useful things.
An abundance or plentiful supply.
The store provided a veritable cornucopia of modern gadgets.
Etymology: From Cornucopiae, from cornu + copia
In classical antiquity, the cornucopia (), from Latin cornu (horn) and copia (abundance), also called the horn of plenty, was a symbol of abundance and nourishment, commonly a large horn-shaped container overflowing with produce, flowers, or nuts. Baskets or panniers of this form were traditionally used in western Asia and Europe to hold and carry newly harvested food products. The horn-shaped basket would be worn on the back or slung around the torso, leaving the harvester's hands free for picking.
A cornucopia is a symbol of abundance and nourishment, commonly a large horn-shaped container overflowing with produce, flowers, nuts, or other types of food. It originates from classical antiquity. The term can also refer to an abundant, overflowing supply of something.
the horn of plenty, from which fruits and flowers are represented as issuing. It is an emblem of abundance
a genus of grasses bearing spikes of flowers resembling the cornucopia in form
Etymology: [L. cornu copiae horn of plenty. See Horn, and Copious.]
The cornucopia or horn of plenty is a symbol of abundance and nourishment, commonly a large horn-shaped container overflowing with produce, flowers, nuts, other edibles, or wealth in some form. Originating in classical antiquity, it has continued as a symbol in Western art, and it is particularly associated with the Thanksgiving holiday in North America.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kor-nū-kō′pi-a, n. the horn of plenty: according to the fable, the horn of the goat that suckled Jupiter, placed among the stars as an emblem of plenty.—adj. Cornucō′pian, plentiful. [L. cornu, and copia, plenty.]
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The numerical value of cornucopia in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of cornucopia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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- рог на изобилиетоBulgarian
- přehršle, spousta, habaděj, přehršel, roh hojnostiCzech
- Füllhorn, FülleGerman
- κέρας της αφθονίαςGreek
- cornucopia, cuerno de la abundanciaSpanish
- قره قاطPersian
- cornucopia, corne d'abondanceFrench
- corn na flúirseIrish
- tumpah ruahIndonesian
- קרן שפעHebrew
- hoorn des overvloedsDutch
- róg obfitościPolish
- рог изобилияRussian
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