ibex(redirected from Spanish ibexes)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to Spanish ibexes: Alpine Ibex
n. pl. ibex or i·bex·es
Any of several wild goats of the genus Capra, especially C. ibex, native to mountainous regions of Eurasia and northern Africa, and having long, ridged, backward-curving horns.
n, pl ibexes, ibices (ˈɪbɪˌsiːz; ˈaɪ-) or ibex
(Animals) any of three wild goats, Capra ibex, C. caucasica, or C. pyrenaica, of mountainous regions of Europe, Asia, and North Africa, having large backward-curving horns
[C17: from Latin: chamois]
n., pl. i•bex•es, ib•i•ces (ˈɪb əˌsiz, ˈaɪ bə-) (esp. collectively) i•bex.
any of several wild mountain goats of the genus Capra, of Eurasia and N Africa, having long recurved horns.
[1600–10; < Latin]