What does curari mean?

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Curari(noun)

    a black resinoid extract prepared by the South American Indians from the bark of several species of Strychnos (S. 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

  2. Origin: [Native name. Cf. Wourall.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Curari

    koo-rä′ri, n. a poison used by South American Indians for their arrows—also Cura′ra.—n. Cura′rine, a highly poisonous alkaloid extracted from curari. [From the native name.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of curari in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of curari in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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