1. a bitter resinous substance obtained from the bark and stems of some South American plants. It paralyses the motor nerves and is traditionally used by some Indian peoples to poison their arrows and blowpipe darts.
late 18th century: from a Carib word, partly via Spanish and Portuguese.
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Laguages Translations
Afrikaans kurare
Arabic الكورار
Bosnian (Latin) otpuštanje
Bulgarian кураре
Cantonese (Traditional) 库拉雷
Chinese Simplified 库拉雷
Chinese Traditional 庫拉雷
Croatian otpuštanje
Czech kurare
Finnish kurare
Hindi कुरारे
Hungarian Kurare
Indonesian kurare
Italian curaro
Japanese クラーレ
Latvian kurāre
Lithuanian Kurarė
Persian مار،
Polish kurary
Romanian Currara
Russian (ADJECTIVE)кураре
Serbian (Cyrillic) кураре
Serbian (Latin) kurare
Slovenian curare od
Telugu క్యూలు
Urdu کوراری
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