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Meaning of CORNUCOPIA

Pronunciation:  `kornu'kowpeeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the property of being extremely abundant
 

CORNUCOPIA is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: profuseness, profusion, richness
 
 See Also: abundance, copiousness, greenness, overgrowth, teemingness, verdancy, verdure

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cor`nu*co"pi*a\ (k[^o]r`n[-u]*k[=o]"p[i^]*[.a]), n.;
pl. {Cornucopias} (-[.a]z). [L. cornu copiae horn of plenty.
See {Horn}, and {Copious}.]
1. The horn of plenty, from which fruits and flowers are
   represented as issuing. It is an emblem of abundance.

2. pl. (Bot.) A genus of grasses bearing spikes of flowers
   resembling the cornucopia in form.

Note: Some writers maintain that this word should be written,
      in the singular, {cornu copi[ae]}, and in the plural,
      {cornua copi[ae]}.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a cornucopia in your dream, represents abundance, plentitude and prosperity. The dream also highlights the union of the masculine and feminine aspects.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abundance, accumulation, amassment, backlog, bonanza, budget, collection, commissariat, commissary, cumulation, dump, endless supply, font, fount, fountain, gold mine, heap, hoard, horn of Amalthea, horn of plenty, inventory, larder, lode, mass, material, materials, materiel, mine, munitions, pile, plenitude, plenty, provisionment, provisions, quarry, rations, repertoire, repertory, resource, rick, source, source of supply, spring, stack, staple, stock, stock-in-trade, stockpile, store, stores, supplies, supply on hand, treasure, treasury, vein, well, wellspring
 

 

 

 

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