Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 11/27/19 Cornucopia

Cornucopia (noun)
cornucopia [kawr-nuh-koh-pee-uh, -nyuh-]
(previously 11-23-17)

noun
1. Classical Mythology. a horn containing food, drink, etc., in endless supply, said to have been a horn of the goat Amalthaea.
2. a representation of this horn, used as a symbol of abundance.
3. an abundant, overflowing supply.
4. a horn-shaped or conical receptacle or ornament.

OTHER WORDS FROM CORNUCOPIA
cor·nu·co·pi·an, adjective
cor·nu·co·pi·ate [kawr-nuh-koh-pee-it] , adjective

WORDS RELATED TO CORNUCOPIA
wealth, plethora, enough, luxury, torrent, quantity, abundance, prosperity, revenue, richness, treasure, riches, cash, security, property, affluence, worth, inundation, profusion, mine

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Origin: 1585-95; < Late Latin, equivalent to Latin cornu horn (see cornu) + copiae of plenty (genitive stem of copia); see copious

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