Impala



[im-pal-uh, -pah-luh] /ɪmˈpæl ə, -ˈpɑ lə/

noun, plural impalas (especially collectively) impala.
1.
an African antelope, Aepyceros melampus, the male of which has ringed, lyre-shaped horns.
/ɪmˈpɑːlə/
noun (pl) -las, -la
1.
an antelope, Aepyceros melampus, of southern and eastern Africa, having lyre-shaped horns and able to move with enormous leaps when disturbed
n.

1875, from Zulu im-pala “gazelle.”

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