horn of plenty

horn of plenty
Date: circa 1586 cornucopia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Horn of Plenty — may mean: *Cornucopia, a symbolic, hollow horn filled with the inexhaustible gifts of celebratory fruits *Black chanterelle, a mushroom resembling the shape of a cornucopia *Homunculus Nebula, two mushroom shaped clouds surrounding the star Eta… …   Wikipedia

  • horn of plenty — ► NOUN ▪ a cornucopia …   English terms dictionary

  • horn of plenty — n. CORNUCOPIA …   English World dictionary

  • horn of plenty — noun a goat s horn filled with grain and flowers and fruit symbolizing prosperity • Syn: ↑cornucopia • Hypernyms: ↑symbol, ↑symbolization, ↑symbolisation, ↑symbolic representation * * * ˌhorn of ˈplenty [horn of pl …   Useful english dictionary

  • horn of plenty —    the penis    Punning on horn1 and the cornucopia which, before brimming over with good things, was no more than the capital adornment of the goat which suckled Zeus:     She left her bikini top on, but she removed the bottom and then wrestled… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • horn-of-plenty — stambiažiedė durnaropė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bulvinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Datura metel), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Datura alba; Datura chlorantha; Datura metel; Datura metel var.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • horn of plenty — horn′ of plen′ty n. cornucopia …   From formal English to slang

  • horn of plenty — horn shaped container filled to the brim with fruits and vegetables …   English contemporary dictionary

  • horn of plenty — 1. cornucopia. 2. Mycol. an edible trumpet shaped chanterelle, Craterellus cornucopiodes, commonly found under certain trees of eastern North America and the Pacific coast. [1580 90; trans. of LL cornucopia. See CORNUCOPIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • horn of plenty — noun a) The cornucopia. b) An edible chanterelle, Craterellus cornucopioides. Syn: black chanterelle, black trumpet, trumpet of the dead …   Wiktionary

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