- corps de ballet,
- corps diplomatique,
- corps of engineers,
- corpus albicans,
- corpus amylaceum,
- corpus callosum
Origin of corpulence
Examples from the Web for corpulence
Monsieur had more dignity of demeanour than the King; but his corpulence rendered his gait inelegant.
They were both one day at the levee, when the king began to rally the former on his corpulence.
The temperature, health, vigour, and corpulence of these people tell what the climate must be under which they live.The Voyages of Pedro Fernandez de Quiros|Pedro Fernandez de Quiros
He was a man of about sixty, short and thick-set in appearance with a tendency to corpulence.Australia Revenged|Boomerang
Tune the pipes to the tragedy of tallow, the bane of bulk, the calamity of corpulence.The Four Million|O. Henry
late 15c. "body size" (either large or small, with adjective), from Old French corpulence (14c.) "corpulence; physical size, build," from Latin corpulentia "grossness of body," noun of quality from corpulentus (see corpulent). Restriction to "bulkiness, obesity" began late 16c. Related: Corpulency.