Curule vs Cupule - What's the difference?

curule | cupule |


As an adjective curule

is designating a kind of elaborate ceremonial seat inlaid with ivory, used by the highest magistrates in ancient rome.

As a noun cupule is

any small structure shaped like a cup, such as at the base of an acorn, or the sucker on the feet of some flies.

curule

English

(Curule chair)

Adjective

(head)
  • Designating a kind of elaborate ceremonial seat inlaid with ivory, used by the highest magistrates in ancient Rome.
  • :* 1985': Followed by his foolish followers Titus Vinius, who had served him in Spain, Cornelius Laco, an arrogant idiot, and the freedman Icelus Marcianus, who was after Laco’s post, he made for the '''curule chair. — Anthony Burgess, ''Kingdom of the Wicked
  • cupule

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any small structure shaped like a cup, such as at the base of an acorn, or the sucker on the feet of some flies