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i·bex

 (ī′bĕks′)
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.

[Latin.]

ibex

(ˈaɪbɛks)
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]

i•bex

(ˈaɪ bɛks)

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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ibex - wild goat of mountain areas of Eurasia and northern Africa having large recurved hornsibex - wild goat of mountain areas of Eurasia and northern Africa having large recurved horns
wild goat - undomesticated goat
Translations
kőszáli kecskevadkecske
fjallageit
kozorog

ibex

[ˈaɪbeks] N (ibexes or ibex or ibices (pl)) [ˈaɪbɪˌsiːz]cabra f montés, íbice m

ibex

nSteinbock m

ibex

[ˈaɪbɛks] n (Zool) → stambecco
References in classic literature ?
It is called by some the argali, by others the ibex, though differing from both of these animals.
Ibex and musk-sheep fell before my good old revolver, so that I lacked not for food in the higher altitudes.
He peopled the hills with anything thev had a mind to slay - thar, ibex, or markhor, and bear by Elisha's allowance.
'I remember an old ibex, out Ladakh-way, that Dupont Sahib missed on a shoulder- shot, seven seasons back, standing up just like him.
This bow was made from the horns of a wild ibex which he had killed as it was bounding from a rock; he had stalked it, and it had fallen as the arrow struck it to the heart.
He went bounding down the vast broadside, spring after spring, like an ibex. He grew small and smaller till he became a bobbing pigmy, away down toward the bottom--then disappeared.
Since 2017, a third category of hunters - residents of G-B - has been introduced who are charged only about Rs100,000-150,000 ($638-957) for an ibex permit.
The ibex, instantly recognisable for their large horns, were created by silversmith Patrick Mavros as a reflection of his view on Africa.
Queenpedia's gigography lists Ibex playing seven gigs between May 23 and Sep 19, 1969 and Wreckage playing 10 between Oct 26 and Nov 26.
The petitioners requested the court to order the wildlife department to comply with its two relevant notifications and allow them to utilise their exclusive share of 80 per cent revenue generated by hunting permits for markhor and ibex for community development projects.
We've just released our debut album King Ibex to a fantastic response with radio play on BBC Radio 6 and Radio Wales.
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