alpine ibex

noun

Definition of alpine ibex

: a European ibex (Capra ibex) of chiefly high-elevation, rocky habitats that has large, backwardly arching horns with prominent transverse ridges and is an excellent climber and jumper

First Known Use of alpine ibex

1790, in the meaning defined above

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“Alpine ibex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alpine%20ibex. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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