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reata (plural reatas)
- A lariat or lasso.
- 1994: The riders overtook them laughing and circled the cart at a full gallop until one of them took down his reata and dropped a loop over the mule’s head and brought it to a halt. — Cormac McCarthy, The Crossing
lasso — see lasso
reata f (plural reatas)