riata

or re·a·ta

[ ree-ah-tuh, -at-uh ]
/ riˈɑ tə, -ˈæt ə /

noun

a lariat.

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Origin of riata

1840–50, Americanism;<Spanish reata, derivative of reatar to tie again, equivalent to re-re- + atar<Latin aptāre to fit
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