Definition of "riata" [riata]

  • A lariat; a lasso. (noun)

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Use "riata" in a sentence
  • "We also tried some charred lamb skewers with great, spicy, cucumber riata."
  • "He tore the riata from his saddle and began to beat her to the ground with it."
  • "With a riata over his shoulder to rope some great horses from the herd, he looked forward to the adventure."