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nyala

[nyah-luh] /ˈnyɑ lə/
noun
1.
an antelope, Tragelaphus angasii, of southeastern Africa, the male of which has a grayish body marked with white stripes.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < Venda (Bantu language of the Transvaal and Zimbabwe) (dzì)-nyálà nyala buck; or < a cognate Bantu word
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nyala

/ˈnjɑːlə/
noun (pl) -la, -las
1.
a spiral-horned southern African antelope, Tragelaphus angasi, with a fringe of white hairs along the length of the back and neck
2.
mountain nyala, a similar and related Ethiopian animal, T. buxtoni, lacking the white crest
Word Origin
from Zulu
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