cor·po·re·al /kȯr-'pōr-ē-əl/ adj: having, consisting of, or relating to a physical material body compare incorporeal
cor·po·re·al·ly adv

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I adjective actual, appreciable, bodily, bona fide, certain, concrete, corporal, definite, demonstrable, embodied, existent, firm, fleshly having substance, in existence, incarnate, material, palpable, physical, real, solid, substantial, substantive, tangible, temporal, unspiritual associated concepts: corporeal hereditaments foreign phrases:
- Haereditas, alia corporalis, alia incorporate corporalis est, quae tangi potest et viderl; incorporails quae tangi non potest nee videri. — An inheritance is either corporeal or incorporeal, corporeal is that which can be touched and seen; incorporeal, that which can neither be touched nor seen
II index bodily, corporal, material (physical), mundane, objective, physical, tangible

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Having a physical body.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

having a physical body, tangible.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

A thing that has a physical existence, as opposed to something incorporeal, like a right, which does not. Also called tangible.
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

Possessing a physical nature; having an objective, tangible existence; being capable of perception by touch and sight.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

Possessing a physical nature; having an objective, tangible existence; being capable of perception by touch and sight.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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