reata

noun
re·​ata | \ rē-ˈa-tə How to pronounce reata (audio) , -ˈä- How to pronounce reata (audio) \

Definition of reata

: lariat

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Examples of reata in a Sentence

the gauchos tied their reatas and rode out onto the pampas to rope calves

First Known Use of reata

1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for reata

American Spanish — more at lariat

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“Reata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reata. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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