per cu·ri·am adverb or adjective \(ˌ)pər-ˈkyu̇r-ē-ˌäm, -ˈku̇r-\
: by the court as a whole rather than by a single justice and usually without extended discussion <a per curiam decision>
Origin of PER CURIAM
Medieval Latin per curiam,
literally, by the court
First Known Use: 1685
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