May 29, 2021 • Wikireadia

A lasso, also called lariat, riata, or reata, is a loop of rope designed as a restraint to be thrown around a target and tightened when pulled. It is a well-known tool of the Spanish and Mexican cowboy, then adopted by the American cowboy.

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Wikipedia contributors. April 10, 2021. Lasso. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved May 25, 2021, from

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