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Allegorical depiction of the Roman goddess Abundantia with a cornucopia, by Rubens (ca. 1630)

In classical antiquity, the cornucopia /ˌkɔrnjəˈkpiəˌkɔrnə-/ (from Latin cornu copiae), also called the horn of plenty, was a symbol of abundance and nourishment, commonly a large horn-shaped container overflowing with produce, flowers or nuts.