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lasso

las·so

lasso

 
pronunciation:
lae so [or] lae su [or] lae su
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: lassoes, lassos
definition: a long rope with a slipping noose on one end, used to catch running animals, esp. cattle and horses; lariat.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: lassoed, lassoes, lassoing, lassos
definition: to catch with a lasso.
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derivation: lassoer (n.)