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For *currūlis, from currus.



curūlis (neuter curūle); third declension

  1. of or pertaining to a chariot
  2. (as a noun, with implied "sella") the curule chair, official chair, adopted from the Etruscans, and inlaid with ivory, used by the consuls, praetors, and curule ediles, who hence received their name
    1. pertaining to the honor of a sella curulis, curule


Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative curūlis curūle curūlēs curūlia
genitive curūlis curūlium
dative curūlī curūlibus
accusative curūlem curūle curūlēs curūlia
ablative curūlī curūlibus
vocative curūlis curūle curūlēs curūlia



  • curulis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • curulis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • curulis” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Andrew L. Sihler (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, New York, Oxford, Oxford University Press