Impala definition

ĭm-pälə
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A reddish-brown African antelope (Aepyceros melampus) that has long, curved horns in the male and is noted for its ability to leap.
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A medium-sized, reddish antelope (Aepyceros melampus) of central and S Africa.
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An African antelope Aepyceros melampus noted for its leaping ability; the male has ridged, curved horns,
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
impala
Plural:
impalas

Origin of impala

  • Zulu ím-pàlà ím- n. pref. -pàlà impala

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

  • From Zulu impala.

    From Wiktionary