horn of plenty

Mycology. an edible trumpet-shaped chanterelle, Craterellus cornucopiodes, commonly found under certain trees of eastern North America and the Pacific coast.

1580–90; translation of Late Latin cornūcōpia. See cornucopia

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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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