ibex

[ahy-beks]
noun, plural ibexes, ibices [ib-uh-seez, ahy-buh-] . (especially collectively) ibex.
any of several wild goats of the genus Capra, inhabiting mountainous regions of Eurasia and North Africa, having long, recurved horns.

Origin:
1600–10; < Latin

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ibex (ˈaɪbɛks)
 
n , pl ibexes, ibices, ibex
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]

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ibex
1607, from L. ibex "wild goat of the Alps and Apennines," from a pre-L. Alpine language. The Ger. steinbock.
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IBEX definition

language
The command language for Honeywell's CP-6 operating system.
(1994-12-06)
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Example sentences
Ibex and oryx will scatter at your approach, loping to higher ground as you wind among the arching papyrus reeds.
It's the only site in the region decorated with images of sheep, along with antelope and ibex.
In a few high-mountain refuges there are growing populations of chamois and ibex.
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