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horn of plenty

Mycology. an edible trumpet-shaped chanterelle, Craterellus cornucopiodes, commonly found under certain trees of eastern North America and the Pacific coast.
Origin of horn of plenty
1580-90; translation of Late Latin cornūcōpia. See cornucopia Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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British Dictionary definitions for horn of plenty

horn of plenty

another term for cornucopia
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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