[ kyoo r-ool ]
/ ˈkyʊər ul /


privileged to sit in a curule chair.
of the highest rank.

Origin of curule

First recorded in 1590–1600, curule is from the Latin word curūlis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for curule


/ (ˈkjʊəruːl) /


(in ancient Rome) of the highest rank, esp one entitled to use a curule chair

Word Origin for curule

C16: from Latin curūlis of a chariot, from currus chariot, from currere to run
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