Definition of corpus
- the corpus of the uterus
a computerized corpus of English
Jane Austen's corpus is modest in number but magnificent in achievement.
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
: a collection of writings, conversations, speeches, etc., that people use to study and describe a language
: a collection of poems, paintings, songs, etc.
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