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Daemon
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cornucopia

(noun) The property of being extremely abundant.

Synonyms: profuseness, richness

Usage: The cornucopia of job opportunities overwhelmed the immigrants, who had come from a town with only one employer.
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Horn of plenty
Cornu - horn (cornet, unicorn, cor anglais, [a misunderstanding by the French, it was a horn of angels, not a horn of Angles d'oh! ])
Copia - abundance (copious)

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Mythology offers multiple explanations of the origin of the cornucopia. One of the best-known involves the birth and nurturance of the infant Zeus, who had to be hidden from his devouring father Cronus. In a cave on Mount Ida on the island of Crete, baby Zeus was cared for and protected by a number of divine attendants, including the goat Amaltheia ("Nourishing Goddess"), who fed him with her milk. The suckling future king of the gods had unusual abilities and strength, and in playing with his nursemaid accidentally broke off one of her horns, which then had the divine power to provide unending nourishment, as the foster mother had to the god.[1]



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