plural of riata
as in lassoes
a rope or long leather thong with a noose used especially for catching livestock the cowboy neatly tossed a riata over the head of the escaping cow

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“Riatas.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/riatas. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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