lasso

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish lazo, from Vulgar Latin *laceum, from Latin laqueus.

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lasso (plural lassos or lassoes)

  1. A long rope with a sliding loop on one end, generally used in ranching to catch cattle and horses.
  2. (computing) An image-editing function allowing the user to capture an irregularly-shaped object by drawing an approximate outline.

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lasso (third-person singular simple present lassoes, present participle lassoing, simple past and past participle lassoed)

  1. To catch with a lasso.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English lasso.

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lasso

  1. lasso

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin laxus.

Adjective[edit]

lasso m (feminine lassa, masculine plural lassi, feminine plural lasse)

  1. lax

Noun[edit]

lasso m (plural lassi)

  1. precess, passage, turn

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From lassus (faint, weary).

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present active lassō, present infinitive lassāre, perfect active lassāvī, supine lassātum

  1. (transitive) I tire, weary, fatigue; I render faint.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese lasso, from Latin lassus (weary; exhausted), from Proto-Indo-European *led- (slow; weary).

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lasso m (feminine lassa plural lassos feminine plural lassas; comparable)

  1. weary; very tired; exhausted
  2. (of a person) degenerate; dissolute (unrestrained by morality)
  3. lax; loose (not tight)
  4. worn out (damaged and useless due to hard or continued use)

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