cor·​po·​sant ˈkȯr-pə-ˌsant How to pronounce corposant (audio)

Word History


Portuguese corpo-santo, literally, holy body

First Known Use

circa 1595, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of corposant was circa 1595

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Cite this Entry

“Corposant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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