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curare

EnglishEdit

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Strychnos toxifera

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EtymologyEdit

Karib “Mawa Cure”, referring the Mawa vine, or Strychnos toxifera

NounEdit

curare (uncountable)

  1. A plant, Strychnos toxifera, known for the toxin it produces.
  2. A substance containing the alkaloid D-tubocurarine, used historically as a muscle relaxant during surgery.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cūrāre, present active infinitive of cūrō.

VerbEdit

curare

  1. (transitive) to treat or cure (a disease)
  2. (transitive) to look after
  3. (transitive) to edit

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

cūrāre

  1. present active infinitive of cūrō

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NounEdit

curare m (plural curares)

  1. curare

VerbEdit

curare

  1. Future subjunctive of curar.

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NounEdit

curare n

  1. curare

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