horn of plenty

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  1. an edible trumpet-shaped mushroom, Craterellus cornucopiodes, a type of chanterelle found under certain trees of eastern North America and the Pacific coast.

Origin of horn of plenty

First recorded in 1580–90; translation of Late Latin cornūcōpia; see cornucopia

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How to use horn of plenty in a sentence

  • The prize for the guest that guesses the nearest can be a little horn-of-plenty drinking glass.

    Bright Ideas for Entertaining | Mrs. Herbert B. Linscott

British Dictionary definitions for horn of plenty

horn of plenty

  1. another term for cornucopia

  2. an edible basidiomycetous fungus, Craterellus cornucopioides, related to the chanterelle and like it funnel shaped but dark brown inside and dark grey outside: found in broad-leaved woodland

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