noun, plural i·bex·es, ib·i·ces [ib-uh-seez, ahy-buh-] /ˈɪb əˌsiz, ˈaɪ bə-/, (especially collectively) i·bex.
Origin of ibex
Examples from the Web for ibex
Our own experiences with ibex, however, are now rather remote and might appear out-of-date.
The Ibex is another species of wild goat, somewhat celebrated.Quadrupeds, What They Are and Where Found|Mayne Reid
As soon as I got well, I started off for the real mountains, hoping especially to get ibex and markhoor.Hunting in Many Lands|Various
In Europe, it is practiced on everything from Scotch grouse to Italian ibex.Our Vanishing Wild Life|William T. Hornaday
These ibex proved quite inaccessible, and nearly a week had passed away ere a wild-goat gave us a chance.
noun plural ibexes, ibices (ˈɪbɪˌsiːz, ˈaɪ-) or ibex
Word Origin for ibex
c.1600, from Latin ibex "wild goat of the Alps and Apennines," from a pre-Latin Alpine language. The German steinbock.