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Variant of riata.
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US a lariat; lasso
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|Noun||1.||reata - a long noosed rope used to catch animals|
running noose, slip noose, noose - a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled
rope - a strong line
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