impala
impala im*pa"la, n. An antelope ({Aepyceros melampus}) of Southeastern Africa, the male of which has ringed lyre-shaped horns, which curve first backward, then sideways, then upwards. ALso called {impalla} and {pallah}. [PJC]

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