reata

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish reata.

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Noun[edit]

reata (plural reatas)

  1. A lariat or lasso.
    • 1994, Cormac McCarthy, The Crossing:
      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.

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Noun[edit]

reata

  1. abessive singular of rida

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From reatar (retie).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /reˈata/, [reˈat̪a]

Noun[edit]

reata f (plural reatas)

  1. rope, lasso
  2. single file
  3. (Guatemala, Mexico, vulgar) penis
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:pene
  4. (Honduras, colloquial) drunkenness
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:borrachera

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