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curule

[kyoo r-ool] /ˈkyʊər ul/
adjective
1.
privileged to sit in a curule chair.
2.
of the highest rank.
Origin of curule
1590-1600
First recorded in 1590-1600, curule is from the Latin word curūlis
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curule

/ˈkjʊəruːl/
adjective
1.
(in ancient Rome) of the highest rank, esp one entitled to use a curule chair
Word Origin
C16: from Latin curūlis of a chariot, from currus chariot, from currere to run
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