Curare Cu*ra"re Curari Cu*ra"ri(k?-r?"r?), n. [Native name. Cf. {Wourall}.] A black resinoid extract prepared by the South American Indians from the bark of several species of {Strychnos} ({Strychnos toxifera}, etc.). It sometimes has little effect when taken internally, but is quickly fatal when introduced into the blood, and used by the Indians as an arrow poison. [Written also {urari}, {woorali}, {woorari}, etc.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Urari — (Curare), s. Pfeilgift …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Urari — Urāri, Pfeilgift, s. Curare …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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  • Urari — Minquartia (P); Strychnos (S) …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • urarī — उररी …   Indonesian dictionary

  • ūrarī — ऊररी …   Indonesian dictionary

  • urari — ura·ri …   English syllables

  • urari — noun see urare I …   Useful english dictionary

  • urarī-kāra — उररीकार …   Indonesian dictionary

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