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  • noun Archaic form of curare.


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  • Chloroform has many advocates; extract of Cannabis indica, opium, belladonna, woorara, and in fact nearly all the remedies in the Pharmacopea have been recommended and successfully used.

    An Epitome of Practical Surgery, for Field and Hospital. 1863

  • Fuller would, indeed, recommend moderation in the practice; but of 'upas', 'woorara', and persecution, there are no moderate doses possible.

    Literary Remains, Volume 2 Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1803


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