corse

[kawrs]

noun Archaic.


Origin of corse

1225–75; Middle English cors < Old French < Latin corpus body; see corpse

Corse

[kawrs]

noun

French name of Corsica.
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British Dictionary definitions for corse

corse

noun

an archaic word for corpse

Corse

noun

the French name for Corsica
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Word Origin and History for corse
n.

mid-13c., from Old French cors, from Latin corpus "body" (see corps for history and development). Archaic from 16c.

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