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English definition of “lasso”

lasso

noun [C]     /læsˈuː/ (plural lassos or US also lassoes)
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.Cords, ropes, cables and string
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