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Cornucopia

horn

Cornucopia, or horn of plenty, curved goat's horn symbolizing nature's abundance. Fruit and grain overflow from the mouth of the cornucopia. It is often used as a decorative motif. Legend presents the cornucopia as the horn of the Greek nymph Amalthea that could always be filled with its possessor's desires.

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