riata

riata
riata [rē ät′ə ]
n.
[AmSp reata: see LARIAT]
West LARIAT

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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  • riata — riata. f. C. Rica. vergajo. || 2. C. Rica. Látigo o cosa parecida. || 3. coloq. El Salv. y Hond …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • riata — (n.) 1846, from Sp. reata (see LARIAT (Cf. lariat)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • riata — 1. f. C. Rica. vergajo. 2. C. Rica. Látigo o cosa parecida. 3. coloq. El Salv. y Hond. borrachera (ǁ efecto de emborracharse). 4. coloq. Hond. paliza (ǁ serie de golpes) …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • riata — {{#}}{{LM R42104}}{{〓}} {{[}}riata{{]}} ‹ria·ta› {{《}}▍ s.f.{{》}} {{※}}col.{{¤}} {{♂}}En zonas del español meridional,{{♀}} borrachera …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • riata — noun Etymology: modification of American Spanish reata Date: 1846 lariat …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • riata — /ree ah teuh, at euh/, n. a lariat. Also, reata. [1840 50, Amer.; < Sp reata, deriv. of reatar to tie again, equiv. to re RE + atar < L aptare to fit] * * * …   Universalium

  • riata — noun /rɪˈɑːtə/ a lariat or lasso …   Wiktionary

  • riata — n. lasso, lariat, rope with a noose at one end (used to capture livestock) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • riata — ri·ata …   English syllables

  • riata — ri•a•ta or reata [[t]riˈɑ tə, ˈæt ə[/t]] n. pl. tas lariat • Etymology: 1840–50, amer.; < Sp reata, der. of reatar to tie again =re re +atar < L aptāre to fit …   From formal English to slang

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