cornucopia: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kôr"nu-kō'pē-u, -nyu-), [key]
— n.
  1. 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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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