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RIATA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does riata mean? 

RIATA (noun)
  The noun RIATA has 1 sense:

1. a long noosed rope used to catch animals

  Familiarity information: RIATA used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RIATA (noun)


Sense 1riata [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A long noosed rope used to catch animals

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

lariat; reata; riata; lasso

Hypernyms ("riata" is a kind of...):

rope (a strong line)

Meronyms (parts of "riata"):

noose; running noose; slip noose (a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled)


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