Definition of rectus in curia in English:

rectus in curia

noun

rare
  • Innocent, acquitted; right from a legal standpoint; having full legal rights.

Pronunciation

rectus in curia

/ˌrɛktəs ɪn ˈkjʊərɪə/ /ˌrɛktəs ɪn ˈkjɔːrɪə/

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Speed (d. 1629), historian and cartographer. From post-classical Latin rectus in curia, literally ‘right in court’ from classical Latin rectus right + in + cūriā, ablative of cūria, in post-classical Latin sense ‘court’.