noun (plural same)
A southern African antelope, which has a conspicuous crest on the neck and back and lyre-shaped horns.
- Tragelaphus angasi, family Bovidae.
- Other animal species to look out for include impala, blue wildebeest, waterbuck, zebra, nyala, kudu, bushbuck, warthog, cheetah, hyena, jackal and giraffe.
- There are three easy-to-see, endemic, large mammals: the mountain nyala, Ethiopian wolf and gelada baboon.
- Nearby, groups of wildebeest, nyala antelope and zebra milled about their cages and enormous white rhinos rested on their sides in their long pens.
Late 19th century: from Zulu.
Words that rhyme with nyalaCarla, challah, Douala, gala, Guatemala, Gujranwala, impala, kabbala, Kampala, koala, La Scala, Lingala, Mahler, Marsala, masala, parlour (US parlor), Sinhala, snarler, tala, tambala, Uppsala
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