[kawr-puh s joo r-is]
- a compilation of law, or the collected law of a nation, state, etc.
Origin of corpus juris
1825–35; < Late Latin: literally, body of law
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- a body of law, esp the laws of a nation or state
from Late Latin, literally: a body of law