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im·pal·a

impala

 
pronunciation:
ihm pae l [or] ihm pa l
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part of speech: noun
inflections: impala, impalas
definition: an African antelope with long legs and reddish brown fur. Male impalas have long, curved horns. Impalas can jump up to ten feet in the air, higher than any other kind of antelope.
 
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Impala is a word from the Zulu language first used in English around 1875.
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