plural ibex or ibex·es
: any of several wild goats (genus Capra, especially C. ibex) living chiefly in high mountain areas of the Old World and having large recurved horns transversely ridged in front
Origin of IBEX
First Known Use: 1607
Rhymes with IBEX
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ibex noun (Concise Encyclopedia)
Any of several species of surefooted, sturdy wild goats found in the mountains of Europe, Asia, and North Africa. Ibex are typically about 3 ft (90 cm) tall at the shoulder and have brownish gray fur that is darker on the underparts. The male has a beard and large, semicircular horns.
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