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horn of plenty

Syllabification: horn of plen·ty

Definition of horn of plenty in English:

noun

1A cornucopia.
Example sentences
  • Loren's reading list of poets is getting ever longer, like the horn of plenty, holding something delicious, as well as nourishing, for poetry lovers with different appetites
  • My breasts were the female equivalent of the horn of plenty.
  • That way, in the run up to Petrovden the horn of plenty will flow over the electorate - cheap local telephone calls, cheap train tickets, bigger salaries and cheap central heating.
2An edible woodland mushroom with a funnel-shaped cap that bears spores on its grayish outer surface, found in both Eurasia and North America.
  • Craterellus cornucopiodes, family Cantharellaceae, class Hymenomycetes
Example sentences
  • Antonio Carluccio's delicious little Wild Mushroom Beignets are for those lucky enough to know where to gather chanterelles, boletuses and horns of plenty.
  • We were not alone; it seemed as if every local was out, basket in hand, prodding and picking a selection of ceps, chanterelles or horns of plenty.
  • On the menu was ptarmigan breast baked in horn of plenty mushrooms with caramelised apples, poached onions and broad beans, served with Calvados sauce and potato cake.

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