Meaning of corpus
Pronunciation: (kôr'pus), [key]
— pl. -po•ra -pus•es
- a large or complete collection of writings: the entire corpus of Old English poetry.
- the body of a person or animal, esp. when dead.
- a body, mass, or part having a special character or function.
- a body of utterances, as words or sentences, assumed to be representative of and used for lexical, grammatical, or other linguistic analysis.
- a principal or capital sum, as opposed to interest or income.
- corpus (Thesaurus)