Lariat - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈleriət|  American pronunciation of the word lariat
Brit.  |ˈlarɪət|  British pronunciation of the word lariat

noun

- a long noosed rope used to catch animals (syn: lasso, reata, riata)

Examples

...the cowboy could throw a lariat around a running steer's head from 20 yards away...

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