Lasso Definition

lăsō, lă-so͝o
lassoed, lassoes, lassoing, lassos
noun
lassoes, lassos
A long rope or leather thong with a sliding noose at one end, used to catch cattle or wild horses.
Webster's New World

(computing) An image-editing function allowing the user to capture an irregularly-shaped object by drawing an approximate outline.

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verb
lassoed, lassoing, lassos
To catch with or as with a lasso.
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Other Word Forms of Lasso

Noun

Singular:
lasso
Plural:
lassoes, lassos

Origin of Lasso

  • From Spanish lazo, from Vulgar Latin *laceum, from Latin laqueus.

    From Wiktionary

  • Spanish lazo from Vulgar Latin laceum noose lace

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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