curare

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English[edit]

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Strychnos toxifera

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Etymology[edit]

From Cariban Mawa Cure, referring the Mawa vine, or Strychnos toxifera.

Noun[edit]

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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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish curare.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

curare n (uncountable)

  1. curare

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cūrāre, present active infinitive of cūrō.

Verb[edit]

curare

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

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Latin[edit]

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cūrāre

  1. present active infinitive of cūrō
  2. second-person singular present passive imperative of cūrō
  3. second-person singular present passive indicative of cūrō

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

curare m (uncountable)

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

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

curare m (plural curares)

  1. curare

Verb[edit]

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.

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

curare n

  1. curare

Declension[edit]

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