riata

noun
ri·​a·​ta | \ rē-ˈa-tə How to pronounce riata (audio) , -ˈä-\

Definition of riata

: lariat

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Synonyms for riata

Synonyms

lariat, lasso, reata

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Examples of riata in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of riata

1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for riata

modification of American Spanish reata

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Dictionary Entries near riata

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Rialto

riant

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rib

ribald

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The first known use of riata was in 1846

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