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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a long noosed rope used to catch animals;
[syn: lasso, lariat, riata, reata]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lariat \Lar"i*at\ (l[a^]r"[i^]*[a^]t), n. [Sp. la reata the rope; la the + reata rope. Cf. Reata.] A long, slender rope made of hemp or strips of hide, esp. one with a noose; -- used as a lasso for catching cattle, horses, etc., and for picketing a horse so that he can graze without wandering. [Mexico & Western U.S.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lariat \Lar"i*at\ (l[a^]r"[i^]*[a^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lariated; p. pr. & vb. n. Lariating.] To secure with a lariat fastened to a stake, as a horse or mule for grazing; also, to lasso or catch with a lariat. [Western U.S.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

lariat n 1: a long noosed rope used to catch animals [syn: lasso, lariat, riata, reata]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

29 Moby Thesaurus words for "lariat": bait, birdlime, bola, cobweb, dragnet, fishhook, fly, gill net, ground bait, hook, jig, lasso, lime, lure, meshes, net, noose, plug, pound net, purse seine, seine, snare, sniggle, spinner, springe, squid, toils, trawl, wobbler