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cu·ra·re

also  cu*ra*ri  n :  a dried aqueous extract esp. of a vine (as Strychnos toxifera of the family Loganiaceae or Chondodendron tomentosum of the family Menispermaceae) that produces muscle relaxation and is used in arrow poisons by So. American Indians - compare TUBOCURARINE  .
 
 
 
Similar sounding terms:  car·ri·er  crura 

 
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