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curule

[ kyoor-ool ]
/ ˈkyʊər ul /
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adjective
privileged to sit in a curule chair.
of the highest rank.
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Origin of curule

First recorded in 1590–1600, curule is from the Latin word curūlis
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British Dictionary definitions for curule

curule
/ (ˈkjʊəruːl) /

adjective
(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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