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noun re·ata \rē-ˈa-tə, -ˈä-\

Definition of reata

  1. :  lariat



Examples of reata in a sentence

  1. <the gauchos tied their reatas and rode out onto the pampas to rope calves>



Origin and Etymology of reata

American Spanish — more at lariat


First Known Use: 1846


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