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Main Entry: corps
Pronunciation: k()r, k()r
Inflected Form(s): plural corps /k()rz, k()rz/
Etymology: from French corps "part of a military organization," derived from Latin corpus "body" --related to CORPSE 1 a: an organized branch of the military establishment <Marine Corps> <Corps of Engineers> b: a military unit consisting of two or more divisions 2: a group of persons acting under one authority <diplomatic corps>