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lassonoun [C]

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

lassoverb [T]

us   /ˈlæs·oʊ, læˈsu/ present tense lassoes, present participle lassoing, past tense and past participle lassoed
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.
(Definition of lasso from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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lassonoun [C]

uk   /læsˈuː/ us   /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.

lassoverb [T]

uk   /læsˈuː/ us   /læsˈuː/
(Definition of lasso from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lasso”
in Spanish lazo…
in Vietnamese dây thòng lọng…
in Malaysian laso, tanjul…
in Thai บ่วงเชือก…
in French lasso…
in German das Lasso…
in Chinese (Simplified) 绳套,套索…
in Indonesian laso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 繩套,套索…
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