noun, plural i·bis·es, (especially collectively) i·bis.
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In addition to two tigers there is the elephant, the dog, the bear, an ibis.
We saw plenty of birds on our way; among them the white ibis, the white heron, the snake-bird, and vulture.In the Wilds of Florida|W.H.G. Kingston
"Yes; these are mostly pictures of Egypt;" and the ibis led him to a long discourse on the Egyptian campaign.Napoleon's Young Neighbor|Helen Leah Reed
They also saw two species of ibis wading about in the marsh, and a gigantic water-hen almost as big as a turkey.Popular Adventure Tales|Mayne Reid
Were any one to kill a stork, he would be pursued like an Egyptian of old for killing an ibis, or for fricaseeing a cat.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
The glossy ibis is often called bronze curlew, but this is a bad misnomer, as they are in no way related to the curlew.Game Birds and Game Fishes of the Pacific Coast|Harry Thom Payne