noun (plural ibex or ibexes) Etymology: Latin Date: 1607 any of several wild goats (genus Capra, especially C. ibex) living chiefly in high mountain areas of the Old World and having large recurved horns transversely ridged in front

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  • IBEX — (Heb. יָעֵל, ya el; AV, JPS wild goat ), the wild goat Capra ibex nubiana, a wild animal permitted for food. Only the ibex and the gazelle have survived from over ten species of cloven hoofed ruminants which inhabited Ereẓ Israel in former times …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ibex — ⇒IBEX, subst. masc. ZOOL. Synon. sc. de bouquetin. Ibex des Alpes, ibex espagnol. Timopht s élança avec la rapidité de l ibex pour exécuter les ordres du pharaon (GAUTIER, Rom. momie, 1858, p. 282). Prononc. : [ ]. Étymol. et Hist. 1561 (A.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ibex — puede referirse a: IBEX 35, índice bursátil español. Capra ibex, nombre científico del íbice o cabra salvaje de los Alpes. Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX), sonda espacial de la NASA. Intrepid Ibex, el nombre clave de la versión 8.10 de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • ibex — ÍBEX, ibecşi, s.m. Varietate de capră sălbatică cu coarne mari şi curbate (Capra ibex). – Din lat. [Capra] ibex, numele ştiinţific al animalului. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  ibex s. m., pl. ibecşi Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004.… …   Dicționar Român

  • 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

  • IBEX — steht für: IBEX 35, spanischer Aktienindex Interstellar Boundary Explorer, Forschungssatellit Ibex steht für: Capra ibex, der Alpensteinbock oder Gemeine Steinbock eine Rockband, bei der 1969 Freddie Mercury gesungen hat …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ibex — (Steinbock), Untergattung der Gattung Ziege, ausgezeichnet durch knotige Hörner. Dahin gehört der Gemeine Steinbock (Capra Ibex) u. der Kaukasische Steinbock (I. caueasica) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • ibex — (n.) c.1600, from L. ibex wild goat of the Alps and Apennines, from a pre Latin Alpine language. The German steinbock …   Etymology dictionary

  • ibex — [ī′beks΄] n. pl. ibexes, ibices [ī′bə sēz΄, ib′əsēz΄] ibex [L, prob. < IE word in an Alpine language, signifying “climber,” akin to IVY] any of various Old World wild goats: the male has large, backward curved horns …   English World dictionary

  • Ibex — Ibex, der Steinbock …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Ibex — (lat.), Steinbock …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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