noun, plural i·bis·es, (especially collectively) i·bis.
Origin of ibis
Examples from the Web for ibis
In addition to two tigers there is the elephant, the dog, the bear, an ibis.
The ibis is always to be seen, standing alone, seemingly absorbed in meditation.As Seen By Me|Lilian Bell
There are two species of ibis which belong to the Puna, though they are occasionally seen in some of the lower valleys.
A giant heron perched on a low overhanging branch, gazing solemnly at the ibis standing solitary by a distant bush.Samba|Herbert Strang
The device recalls the Ibis, where Ovid's final curse is to wish his enemy's exile to Tomis.
A pelican was seen flying down the river, and two native companions and an ibis were at the water-holes.Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia|Ludwig Leichhardt
British Dictionary definitions for ibis
noun plural ibises or ibis
Word Origin for ibis
Word Origin and History for ibis
stork-like bird, late 14c., from Greek ibis, from Egyptian hab, a sacred bird of Egypt.