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ibex

ibex

noun \ˈī-ˌbeks\

: a wild goat that lives chiefly in the mountains of Europe, Asia, and northeastern Africa

plural ibex or ibex·es

Full Definition of IBEX

:  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

Latin
First Known Use: 1607

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