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impala

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noun im·pa·la \im-ˈpa-lə, -ˈpä-\

Simple Definition of impala

  • : a large brownish African animal

Full Definition of impala

plural impalas or impala

  1. :  a large brownish antelope (Aepyceros melampus) of southeastern Africa that in the male has slender curved horns with ridges

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Origin of impala

Zulu


First Known Use: 1875

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