cornucopia

1. a goat’s horn overflowing with fruit, flowers, and grain, signifying prosperity 2. a cone-shaped ornament or receptacle 3. an overflowing store; an abundance 4. in Greek mythology, the horn of the goat that suckled Zeus, which broke off and became filled with fruit. In folklore, it became full of whatever its owner desired


My son used this word this morning. He must have heard it in his kindergarten class this week while learning about Thanksgiving.

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  1. Dad says:

    I guess what we had here yesterday at our family Thanksgiving dinner would be a cornucopia, for sure.

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