[ lah-soh ]
/ ˈlɑ soʊ /


Orlando di [dee] /di/, Orlandus Lassus, 1532–94, Flemish composer. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for orlando lasso


/ (læˈsuː, ˈlæsəʊ) /

noun plural -sos or -soes

a long rope or thong with a running noose at one end, used (esp in America) for roping horses, cattle, etc; lariat

verb -sos, -soes, -soing or -soed

(tr) to catch with or as if with a lasso

Derived Forms

lassoer, noun

Word Origin for lasso

C19: from Spanish lazo, ultimately from Latin laqueus noose
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