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noun
(in ancient Rome) a folding seat with curved legs and no back, often ornamented with ivory, used only by certain high officials.
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Origin of curule chair

First recorded in 1775–85
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curule chair

noun
an upholstered folding seat with curved legs used by the highest civil officials of ancient Rome
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