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EnglishEdit

 
A cornucopia motif.
 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin cornūcōpia (mythical horn of plenty), from cornū (horn) + cōpia (abundance)

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌkɔː.nəˈkəʊ.pi.ə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌkɔːɹ.nəˈkoʊ.pi.ə/, /ˌkɔːɹ.njəˈkoʊ.pi.ə/
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NounEdit

cornucopia (countable and uncountable, plural cornucopias)

  1. (Greek mythology) A goat's horn endlessly overflowing with fruit, flowers and grain; or full of whatever its owner wanted.
  2. A hollow horn- or cone-shaped object, filled with edible or useful things.
  3. An abundance or plentiful supply.
    The store provided a veritable cornucopia of modern gadgets.

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NounEdit

cornucopia f (plural cornucopie)

  1. cornucopia

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NounEdit

cornucopia f (plural cornucopias)

  1. cornucopia