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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, 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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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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curare m (uncountable)

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

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NounEdit

curare m ‎(plural curares)

  1. curare

VerbEdit

curare

  1. First-person singular (yo) future subjunctive form of curar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) future subjunctive form of curar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) future subjunctive form of curar.

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curare n

  1. curare

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