Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

The Best Internet Slang

woorali

[woo-rah-lee] /wʊˈrɑ li/
noun
1.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for woorali
Historical Examples
  • Be sure I looked, Doctor, the instant I suspected that woorali had been used.

    Cleek of Scotland Yard

    Thomas W. Hanshew
  • woorali is extremely volatile, for one thing, and evaporates rapidly.

    Cleek of Scotland Yard

    Thomas W. Hanshew
  • M. Thiercelin, the inventor of this poison, composes it by mixing a salt of strychnine with one-twentieth of woorali.

    The Art of Travel Francis Galton
  • How could he, indeed, he observed, find the materials for concocting the woorali poison into which to dip the point of his darts?

    The Wanderers W.H.G. Kingston
  • The first was composed of several bunches of the woorali vine; another was a root with a sharp, bitter taste.

    The Wanderers W.H.G. Kingston
  • It was woorali, and the reason why there was no trace of a weapon was because the blessed thing melted.

    Cleek of Scotland Yard

    Thomas W. Hanshew
British Dictionary definitions for woorali

woorali

/wʊˈrɑːlɪ/
noun
1.
a less common name for curare
Word Origin
C18: from the native S American name
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for woorali

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for woorali

10
11
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for woorali