reata

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Spanish reata.

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Noun[edit]

reata (plural reatas)

  1. 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

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From reatar (retrie)

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Noun[edit]

reata f (plural reatas)

  1. A rope; a lasso.
  2. Single file.
  3. (Mexico) Prick, cock.