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Definition of the noun nyala

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noun - plural: nyalas

  1. spiral-horned South African antelope with a fringe of white hairs along back and neck

Alternative definition of the noun nyala


  1. A south African antelope, Tragelaphus angasii, with thin white stripes in the grey or brown coat, a ridge of tufted hair running all along the spine, and long horns with a spiral twist.


  1. Nyala is the capital of South Darfur state in the south-west of Sudan.
  2. Nyala a.k.a. Nyala, Nevada: Nyala is a ghost town in the Railroad Valley of Nye County, Nevada, at the northwestern base of the Quinn Canyon Range.


  1. Nyala is an OpenType TrueType flavour font based on Sylfaen and designed to support the Latin alphabet and the Ge'ez script used in Ethiopic languages. It was created by John Hudson and Geraldine Wade and is part of the Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, and Windows 7. The font was named for the mountain nyala, a species of great African antelope native to the highlands of Ethiopia.
  2. Nyala is a zoo exhibit.

Phrases with Nyala

  1. Genus Nyala
  2. mountain nyala
  3. Enyaliopsis Nyala
  4. Grandidierella Nyala
  5. Phytoptipalpus Nyala
  6. Neomicrodeutopus Nyala
  7. Species Enyaliopsis Nyala
  8. Species Grandidierella Nyala
  9. Species Phytoptipalpus Nyala
  10. Species Neomicrodeutopus Nyala

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Nyala

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Google previewGrazers (2011)

by John P. Rafferty

The nyala is a cover-dependent browser and grazer that occupies the densest woodlands close to water on the coastal plain and in major river valleys of eastern Africa from southern Malawi to Natal. The habitat has to include high- quality ...

Google previewILCA Bulletin No. 27 - April 1987

Notes: ' Nyala is the northern point on most transhumance routes of South Darfur pastoralists. ° Dimsu is located in the mid-section of South Darfur. Main rainy season [11111]] Post-rains/Harvest ...

Google previewIn Africa; Hunting Adventures in the Big Game Country (1910)

by John Tinney McCutcheon

The nyala is a South African species and is not to be found in British ...

Google previewThe Columbia Guide to Central African Literature in English Since 1945 (2008)

by Adrian A. Roscoe

Nyala is a traditional kingdom but Imenda's modern scientific picture ofit is a beautiful lesson for modern youth. Its entire ecology receives detailed and systematic treatment and a world emerges where humans live in peace with nature.

Google previewWho's in Charge? (2009)

Leadership During Epidemics, Bioterror, Attacks, and Other Public Health Crises by Laura H. Kahn

A nyala is a South African antelope that belongs to the family Bovidae. The Bovidae family includes wild animals such as antelopes, bison, buffalo, as well as domesticated animals such as cattle, goats, and sheep. 10. M. Jeffrey and G. Wells, ...

Google previewEthiopia (2001)

by Muriel L. Dubois

The mountain nyala is a kind of large antelope. It has long, curved horns. The walia ibex is a mountain goat. Colobus monkeys live in mountain forests. Laws protect this animal. Hunters once killed the colobus monkey for its beautiful black and ...

Google previewInsight Guides: South Africa (2015)

by Insight Guides

Intermediate in size between the closely related greater kudu and bushbuck, the nyala is a southern African endemic associated with thicket and riverine bush in Zululand and the northern Kruger Park. Both sexes are greyish in colour, with ...

Google previewABC ZooBorns! (2012)

by Andrew Bleiman, Chris Eastland

Species: Nyala Home: Houston Zoo, Texas Conservation Status: Least Concern The nyala is a shy antelope species that rarely ventures out of thick cover except to drink water, Nyalas are native to the dense forests of Southern Africa, where ...

Google previewTomorrow Is Another Country (2012)

by Alliste Sparks, Allister Spakrs

D'Nyala is an exotic setting for such delicate political polemicizing: a cluster of thatched buildings and quaint log cabins set among browsing giraffes and antelopes, all enclosed behind a high electrified fence, a secluded island in the heart of ...

Google previewMammals of Africa (2013)

by Jonathan Kingdon, David Happold, Thomas Butynski, Michael Hoffmann, Meredith Happold, Jan Kalina

The Nyala is the host to the wingless hippoboscid fly Echestyphus pardoxus, which is not known to cause any skin damage or carry any infectious disease ( Keep 1971). Conservation listed. although Nyalas have disappeared from some parts ...

Google previewDictionary and Grammar of the Kongo Language: English-Kongo dictionary. Kongo-English dictionary. Grammar (1887)

nyala ngyadidi ngyala Pcrs. Sing.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Deserts (2017)

by Michael A. Mares

NYALA parts. Examples of animal pairs with different times of activities are hawks and owls, swallows and bats, and grasshoppers and crickets.--Janet K. Braun See also ACTIVITY CYCLES, ANIMALS; ANIMALADAPTATIONS: BURROWING ...

Google previewZigula-English Dictionary (1906)

nyala ku- ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Malawi (2012)

by Owen J. M. Kalinga

Nyala and the Lengwe Game Reserve.

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Scrabble value of N1Y4A1L1A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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