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In classical mythology, a cornucopia [kawr-nuh-koh-pee-uh] is a horn containing food and drink in endless supply. Representations of this horn, a symbol of abundance, are often seen at Thanksgiving time, as in the photo above. Cornucopia can also be used in a more figurative way -- as a noun meaning "a plentiful, overflowing supply".
She set the cornucopia on the table for a festive centerpiece.
The room contained shelf after shelf of books
on every subject, a cornucopia of knowledge.
What ways can you think of to use the word "cornucopia"?