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impala

im·pal·a

impala

pronunciation:
ihm pae l [or] ihm pa l
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part of speech: noun
inflections: impala, impalas
definition: a reddish brown African antelope known for its ability to leap and for the long, ridged, curved horns of the male.
 
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Impala is a word from the Zulu language first used in English around 1875.
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  mammal, plain