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corpŏro , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. corpus,
I.to make or fashion into a body, to furnish with a body.
I. Prop.: “semen tempore ipso animatur corporaturque,Plin. 7, 15, 13, § 66; cf. id. 10, 53, 74, § 148.—In part. perf.: “corporatus Christus et veste carnis indutus,Lact. 4, 26; Tert. Pall. 2: undique mundus, * Cic. Univ. 2 B. and K.—
II. Transf.
A. Of a picture: “quae (pictura) prius quam coloribus corporatur, umbra tingitur,Non. p. 37, 13.—
B. To make a body or corpse, i. e. to kill: corporare est interficere et quasi corpus solum sine animā relinquere, Enn. and Att. ap. Non. p. 20, 21 sq. (Enn. Trag. Rel. v. 101; Att. Trag. Rel. v. 604 Rib.).—
C. P. a. as subst. (acc. to corpus, II.): ‡ corpŏrātus , i, m., a member of a corporation, Inscr. Grut. 45, 8; 496, 5 al.
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