What is Corpus ?
Corpus is (noun) 1. all the works written by an author or about an author The library has a huge Dickens corpus which is available to students. She is studying references to food in the Shakespeare corpus. 2. the mass oftext and words stored in a computer None of the dictionaries in the list states where their corpus comes from. (NOTE: The plural is corpora.)
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level