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lasso

noun [C] uk   /læsˈuː/ ( plural lassos or US also lassoes) us  
a rope, formed into a ring at one end, that can be tightened by pulling the other end: Lassos are used particularly by cowboys to catch cattle and horses.

lasso

verb [T] uk   /læsˈuː/ us  
to catch an animal by throwing the ring of a lasso over its head and then tightening it around its neck
Translations of “lasso”
in Spanish lazo…
in French lasso…
in German das Lasso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 繩套,套索…
in Chinese (Simplified) 绳套,套索…
(Definition of lasso from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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