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Word: cornucopia

Definition: horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty


Sentences Containing 'cornucopia'

In art, Concordia was depicted sitting, wearing a long cloak and holding onto a patera (sacrificial bowl), a cornucopia (symbol of prosperity), or a caduceus (symbol of peace).

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