Definition of horn of plenty in English:

horn of plenty

Syllabification: horn of plen·ty

noun

  • 1A cornucopia.
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    • 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
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    • 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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