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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
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impala

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

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[ɪmˈpɑːlə] nimpala m inv
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Of these 65 clades, we eliminated 33 because their members had large body size or were primates (Loridae, Galagonidae, Cercopithecinae, Colobinae, Hominidae, Canidae, Acinonychinae, Felinae, Pantherinae, Herpestinae, Hyaeninae, Protelinae, Lutrinae, Mellivorinac, Mustelinae, Nandinimae, Viverrinae, Elephantidae, Rhinocerotidae, Orycteropodidae, Aepycerotinae, Alcelaphinae, Antilopinae, Bovinae, Cephalophinae, Hippotraginae, Reduncinae, Phacochoerinae, Suinae, Hippopotamidae, Tragulidae, Giraffidae, Manidae).