curule

curule

[kyoor-ool]
adjective
1.
privileged to sit in a curule chair.
2.
of the highest rank.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Latin curūlis

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curule (ˈkjʊəruːl)
 
adj
(in ancient Rome) of the highest rank, esp one entitled to use a curule chair
 
[C16: from Latin curūlis of a chariot, from currus chariot, from currere to run]

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