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

Synonyms:
horn of plenty
Type of:
symbol, symbolic representation, symbolisation, symbolization
something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible

n the property of being extremely abundant

Synonyms:
profuseness, profusion, richness
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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