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im·pa·la

 (ĭm-pä′lə)
n.
A reddish-brown African antelope (Aepyceros melampus) that has long, curved horns in the male and is noted for its ability to leap.

[Zulu ím-pàlà : ím-, n. pref. + -pàlà, impala.]

impala

(ɪmˈpɑːlə)
n, pl -las or -la
(Animals) an antelope, Aepyceros melampus, of southern and eastern Africa, having lyre-shaped horns and able to move with enormous leaps when disturbed
[from Zulu]

im•pal•a

(ɪmˈpæl ə, -ˈpɑ lə)

n., pl. -pal•as, (esp. collectively) -pal•a.
an African antelope, Aepyceros melampus, the male of which has ringed, lyre-shaped horns.
[1870–75; < Zulu]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.impala - African antelope with ridged curved hornsimpala - African antelope with ridged curved horns; moves with enormous leaps
antelope - graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks
Aepyceros, genus Aepyceros - African antelopes: impalas
Translations
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impala

[ɪmˈpɑːlə] N (impalas or impala (pl)) → impala m

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impala

[ɪmˈpɑːlə] nimpala m inv
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At the same auction, so-called golden gemsbuck (oryx) fetched around N$900,000 per animal while the usual exorbitant prices were paid for sable, roan, tsessebe, white rhino, black-faced impala and even waterbuck.