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Lasso

[lah-soh] /ˈlɑ soʊ/
noun
1.
Orlando di
[dee] /di/ (Show IPA),
(Orlandus Lassus) 1532–94, Flemish composer.
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British Dictionary definitions for orlandus lassus

lasso

/læˈsuː; ˈlæsəʊ/
noun (pl) -sos, -soes
1.
a long rope or thong with a running noose at one end, used (esp in America) for roping horses, cattle, etc; lariat
verb -sos, -soes, -soing, -soed
2.
(transitive) to catch with or as if with a lasso
Derived Forms
lassoer, noun
Word Origin
C19: from Spanish lazo, ultimately from Latin laqueus noose
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Word Origin and History for orlandus lassus

lasso

1807 (v.); 1808 (n.), American English, from Spanish lazo, from Latin laqueum (nominative laqueus) "noose, snare" (see lace (n.)).

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