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Definition of "corposant" [cor•po•sant]

  • See Saint Elmo's fire. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "corposant" in a sentence
  • "The next year, Samir hit the word corposant, which refers to an electrical phenomenon."
  • "The next year, Samir hit the word corposant which refers to an electrical phenomenon and he shocked the crowd by finishing 27th."
  • "The mariners believed them to be the souls of the departed, whence they are also called corposant (corpo santo)."