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Noun: corporal  kor-p(u-)rul
  1. A noncommissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marines
Adjective: corporal  kor-p(u-)rul
  1. Affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit
    "a corporal defect";
    - bodily, corporeal, somatic
     
  2. Possessing or existing in bodily form
    "what seemed corporal melted as breath into the wind";
    - bodied, corporate [archaic], embodied, incarnate

Derived forms: corporals

See also: corporeal, material, physical

Type of: enlisted officer, noncom, noncommissioned officer

Encyclopedia: Corporal