corps

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English[edit]

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Borrowing from French corps (body), from Latin corpus (body).

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corps (plural corps)

  1. (military) A battlefield formation composed of two or more divisions.
  2. An organized group of people united by a common purpose.
    • diplomatic corps
    • White House press corps

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French and Old French cors, from Latin corpus (body). The p was added back to reflect the Latin etymology.

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Noun[edit]

corps m (plural corps)

  1. (anatomy) body
  2. (mathematics) field (in abstract algebra)
  3. (military) corps

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