corpus
cor·pus /'kȯr-pəs, -ˌpu̇s/ n pl cor·po·ra /-pə-rə/: the main body of a thing; specif: the principal of a fund, trust, or estate as distinct from income or interest: res

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

corpus
I noun aggregate, aggregation, amassment, assemblage, body, bulk, chief part, collection, collectivity, colligation, compages, compilation, complexus, comprehensiveness, concentration, concretion, confluence, conglomerate, core, cornerstone, corporality, corporeity, cumulation, distillation, embodiment, ensemble, essence, fullness, grand total, gross amount, grouping, import, importance, inclusiveness, integrality, integration, keynote, legal body, legal entity, main body, main part, major part, mass, materiality, materialization, matter, pith, plenum, principal, principle, quantity, quintessence, res, signification, solid substance, solidarity, structure, substance, substantiality, sum, sum and substance, sum total, summation, total, totality, weight, whole, wholeness associated concepts: corpus delicti, corpus juris, corpus of a trust II index body (main part), body (person) III index bulk, cornerstone, corpse, entity IV index substance (material possessions)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


corpus
n.
(Latin) Body; a collection or mass; the principal mass of a physical substance. In trust law, it is the principal or res of an estate.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


corpus
From the Latin for body, a term used to refer to the principal of a trust, as distinguished from interest earned on that principal.
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Living Trusts & Avoiding Probate

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


corpus
n. Latin
1 The main body mass, or part of something.
2 A collection of things that, when together, can be considered or regarded as a single thing (such as a collection of writing by an author).
3 The capital or principal sum (as opposed to income or interest).
4 The property or subject matter of a trust.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


corpus
(Latin: Body, aggregate, or mass.)

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


corpus
I
[Latin, Body, aggregate, or mass.]
II The main body or substance of a thing; principal of an estate or a fund.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

corpus
n.
   1) Latin for body.
   2) the principal (usually money, securities and other assets) of a trust or estate as distinguished from interest or profits.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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