riata

noun ri·a·ta \ rē-ˈa-tə , -ˈä- \

Definition of riata

Examples of riata in a Sentence

  1. the cowboy neatly tossed a riata over the head of the escaping cow

Origin and Etymology of riata

modification of American Spanish reata

riata Synonyms

Synonyms
lariat, reata, lasso

Other Animal Husbandry Terms



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