curarise etymology

English word curarise comes from English -ise, English curare

Detailed word origin of curarise

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ise English (eng) Used in certain words; see the usage notes. Suffix used in loanwords from French to form abstract nouns of quality or function.
curare English (eng) A plant, Strychnos toxifera, formerly used in arrow poisons in South America due to its D-tubocurarine content.. A substance containing the alkaloid D-tubocurarine, used historically as a muscle relaxant during surgery.. Other South American plants with similar toxins that were also used in arrow poisons, mostly in the family Menispermaceae.
curarise English (eng) Alternative form of curarize.

Words with the same origin as curarise

Descendants of -ise
annalise apologist authorise categorise characterise familiarise fertilise finalise industrialisation legalise magnetisation materialise moisturiser nationalisation pressurise privatisation publicise revitalise revolutionise socialise summarise terrorise vandalism vaporise visualise
Descendants of curare
curariform curarine curarize