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English definition of “lasso”

lasso

noun [C]  /ˈlæs·oʊ, læˈsu/ (plural lassos or lassoes) us  
a long rope with one end tied in a circle that can be tightened, used for catching horses and cattle

lasso

verb [T]  /ˈlæs·oʊ, læˈsu/ (present tense lassoes, present participle lassoing, past tense and past participle lassoed) us  
to catch horses and cattle with a long rope with one end tied in a circle that can be tightened: The terrified pony was finally lassoed.
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