Ibexes
Ibex I"bex ([imac]"b[e^]ks), n.; pl. E. {Ibexes} ([imac]"b[e^]ks*[e^]z), L. {Ibices} ([imac]b"[i^]*s[=e]z). [L., a kind of goat, the chamois.] (Zo["o]l.) One of several species of wild goats having very large, recurved horns, transversely ridged in front; -- called also {steinbok}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The Alpine ibex ({Capra ibex}) is the best known. The Spanish, or Pyrenean, ibex ({Capra Hispanica}) has smoother and more spreading horns. [1913 Webster]


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  • Capra Hispanica — Ibex I bex ([imac] b[e^]ks), n.; pl. E. {Ibexes} ([imac] b[e^]ks*[e^]z), L. {Ibices} ([imac]b [i^]*s[=e]z). [L., a kind of goat, the chamois.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of wild goats having very large, recurved horns, transversely ridged… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Capra ibex — Ibex I bex ([imac] b[e^]ks), n.; pl. E. {Ibexes} ([imac] b[e^]ks*[e^]z), L. {Ibices} ([imac]b [i^]*s[=e]z). [L., a kind of goat, the chamois.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of wild goats having very large, recurved horns, transversely ridged… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ibex — I bex ([imac] b[e^]ks), n.; pl. E. {Ibexes} ([imac] b[e^]ks*[e^]z), L. {Ibices} ([imac]b [i^]*s[=e]z). [L., a kind of goat, the chamois.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of wild goats having very large, recurved horns, transversely ridged in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ibices — Ibex I bex ([imac] b[e^]ks), n.; pl. E. {Ibexes} ([imac] b[e^]ks*[e^]z), L. {Ibices} ([imac]b [i^]*s[=e]z). [L., a kind of goat, the chamois.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of wild goats having very large, recurved horns, transversely ridged… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • steinbok — Ibex I bex ([imac] b[e^]ks), n.; pl. E. {Ibexes} ([imac] b[e^]ks*[e^]z), L. {Ibices} ([imac]b [i^]*s[=e]z). [L., a kind of goat, the chamois.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of wild goats having very large, recurved horns, transversely ridged… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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