noun, plural i·bis·es, (especially collectively) i·bis.
Origin of ibis
Examples from the Web for ibis
Contemporary Examples of ibis
In addition to two tigers there is the elephant, the dog, the bear, an ibis.A Fierce Debut
March 9, 2011
Historical Examples of ibis
The ibis cannot have been honored as the destroyer of the sacred serpent.
I divested the ibis of its brilliant plumage, and ate it raw.
A plume-quill from the wing of the ibis served me for a blow-pipe.
At Ibis 135 the hasta is mentioned as the special weapon of the Iazyges.
In the last book that he wrote, several years after the Ibis, he said, ex Pont.
noun plural ibises or ibis
Word Origin for ibis
stork-like bird, late 14c., from Greek ibis, from Egyptian hab, a sacred bird of Egypt.