What does cornucopia mean?

Definitions for cornucopia
ˌkɔr nəˈkoʊ pi ə, -nyə-cor·nu·copia

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. horn of plenty, cornucopia(noun)

    a goat's horn filled with grain and flowers and fruit symbolizing prosperity

  2. profusion, profuseness, richness, cornucopia(noun)

    the property of being extremely abundant

    "the profusion of detail"; "the idiomatic richness of English"


  1. cornucopia(Noun)

    A goat's horn endlessly overflowing with fruit, flowers and grain; or full of whatever its owner wanted.

  2. cornucopia(Noun)

    A hollow horn- or cone-shaped object, filled with edible or useful things.

  3. cornucopia(Noun)

    An abundance or plentiful supply.

    The store provided a veritable cornucopia of modern gadgets.

  4. Origin: From Cornucopiae, from cornu + copia

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cornucopia(noun)

    the horn of plenty, from which fruits and flowers are represented as issuing. It is an emblem of abundance

  2. Cornucopia(noun)

    a genus of grasses bearing spikes of flowers resembling the cornucopia in form

  3. Origin: [L. cornu copiae horn of plenty. See Horn, and Copious.]


  1. Cornucopia

    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

  1. Cornucopia

    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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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cornucopia in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cornucopia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Images & Illustrations of cornucopia

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