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lassonoun [C]

 us   /ˈlæs·oʊ, læˈsu/ (plural lassos or lassoes)
a ​longrope with one end ​tied in a ​circle that can be ​tightened, used for ​catchinghorses and ​cattle

lassoverb [T]

 us   /ˈlæs·oʊ, læˈsu/ (present tense lassoes, present participle lassoing, past tense and past participle lassoed)
to ​catchhorses and ​cattle with a ​longrope with one end ​tied in a ​circle that can be ​tightened: The ​terrifiedpony was ​finally lassoed.
(Definition of lasso from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"lasso" in British English

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lassonoun [C]

uk   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 ​catchcattle and ​horses.

lassoverb [T]

uk   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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