impala

[im-pal-uh, -pah-luh]
noun, plural impalas (especially collectively) impala.
an African antelope, Aepyceros melampus, the male of which has ringed, lyre-shaped horns.

Origin:
1870–75; < Zulu, or a cognate word in another Nguni dial.

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

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impala
1875, from Zulu im-pala "gazelle."
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Typically, a running impala will simply jump over anything in its path.
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