cornucopia

A grocery store with a large selection of fruits and vegetables could be said to have a cornucopia of produce. A cornucopia is a lot of good stuff.

Around Thanksgiving in the United States, you'll often see cornucopias or horn-shaped baskets filled with fruit and other goodies as centerpieces. Originally, a cornucopia was a goat's horn filled with corn and fruit to symbolize plenty. Nowadays, a cornucopia is probably made of some kind of plaster or wicker, but it still symbolizes the same thing — a good harvest season.

Definitions of cornucopia
  1. noun
    a goat's horn filled with grain and flowers and fruit symbolizing prosperity
    synonyms: horn of plenty
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    type of:
    symbol, symbolic representation, symbolisation, symbolization
    something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
  2. noun
    the property of being extremely abundant
    synonyms: profuseness, profusion, richness
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    types:
    overgrowth
    a profusion of growth on or over something else
    greenness, verdancy, verdure
    the lush appearance of flourishing vegetation
    wilderness
    a bewildering profusion
    type of:
    abundance, copiousness, teemingness
    the property of a more than adequate quantity or supply
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