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cor·po·ral 1(kôr′pər-əl, kôr′prəl)
Of or relating to the body. See Synonyms at bodily.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin corporālis, from corpus, corpor-, body; see kwrep- in Indo-European roots.]
cor′po·ral′i·ty (-pə-răl′ĭ-tē) n.
cor·po·ral 2(kôr′pər-əl, kôr′prəl)
a. A noncommissioned rank in the US Army that is above private first class and below sergeant.
b. A noncommissioned rank in the US Marine Corps that is above lance corporal and below sergeant.
2. One who holds the rank of corporal.
[Obsolete French, alteration of caporal, from Old Italian caporale, from capo, head, from Latin caput; see kaput- in Indo-European roots.]
cor·po·ral 3(kôr′pər-əl, kôr′prəl)
A white linen cloth on which the consecrated elements are placed during the celebration of the Eucharist.
[Middle English, from Old French and from Medieval Latin corporāle, both from Latin corporālis, of the body (the Eucharistic bread being representative of Christ's body), from corpus, corpor-, body; see kwrep- in Indo-European roots.]
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|Noun||1.||corporality - the quality of being physical; consisting of matter|
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
concreteness - the quality of being concrete (not abstract)
reality - the quality possessed by something that is real
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