wourali


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wourali

(wʊˈrɑːlɪ)
n
1. (Plants) a South American plant, Strychnos toxifera, from which is obtained the poison curare
2. curare, a poison derived from the wourali plant
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En 1812 descubrio el curare llamado wourali y volvio a Inglaterra para experimentar con el.
For centuries, indigenous tribes in South America used curare (which is also known as ourara, woorari, wourali, and urali) (36) to make poison-tipped hunting arrows.
Lord Tennyson, using one of the alternative names for the drug, referred to it as "the hellish wourali.