See also: curaré

EnglishEdit

 
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Strychnos toxifera

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EtymologyEdit

From a Cariban language; compare Galibi Carib urari, Trió urari, wïrari, Akawaio urari, Pemon urari, Macushi urari, referring to various vines of genus Strychnos.

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curare (uncountable)

  1. a plant, Strychnos toxifera, formerly used in arrow poisons in South America due to its D-tubocurarine content
  2. other South American plants with similar toxins that were also used in arrow poisons, mostly in the family Menispermaceae
  3. a substance containing the alkaloid D-tubocurarine, used historically as a muscle relaxant during surgery

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish curare.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kyˈraː.rə/, /kuˈraː.rə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: cu‧ra‧re

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curare n (uncountable)

  1. curare

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cūrāre, present active infinitive of cūrō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kuˈra.re/
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: cu‧rà‧re

VerbEdit

curàre (first-person singular present cùro, first-person singular past historic curài, past participle curàto, auxiliary avére)

  1. (transitive, medicine) to treat, cure (a patient, disease, etc.)
    Synonyms: medicare, fasciare, sanare, guarire
  2. (transitive) to look after
    Synonyms: badare, guardare, provvedere a, governare, seguire
    curare gli interessi di John
    to look after John's interests
  3. (transitive) to value; to take care of
    curare le amicizieto value friendships
  4. (transitive) (with [che + subj.] or [di + inf.]) to do in such a way (that); to make it so (that)
    Synonym: adoperarsi
    curerò che lui non sappia nulla dell'accaduto
    I will make it so that he won't know anything about what happened

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cūrāre

  1. inflection of cūrō:
    1. present active infinitive
    2. second-person singular present passive imperative/indicative

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NounEdit

curare m (uncountable)

  1. curare (a substance containing the alkaloid D-tubocurarine)

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kuˈɾaɾe/, [kuˈɾa.ɾe]

NounEdit

curare m (plural curares)

  1. curare

VerbEdit

curare

  1. inflection of curar:
    1. first-person singular future subjunctive
    2. third-person singular future subjunctive

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curare n

  1. curare

DeclensionEdit

Declension of curare 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative curare curaret
Genitive curares curarets