curarize

verb

cu·​ra·​rize kyu̇-ˈrär-ˌīz How to pronounce curarize (audio)
ku̇-
curarized; curarizing

transitive verb

: to treat with curare
curarization noun

Word History

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of curarize was in 1875

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Cite this Entry

“Curarize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/curarize. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

curarize

transitive verb
cu·​ra·​rize
variants or British curarise
curarized or British curarised; curarizing or British curarising
: to treat with curare
curarization noun
or British curarisation

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