ibex

Part of speech: noun

One of various wild goats, especially the Alpine.

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Usage examples "ibex":

  1. All the ibex had been shot off by the English garrison for miles round. - "The Four Feathers", A. E. W. Mason.
  2. But there are fellows in these mountains who say that there really are such animals, and if he wanted to have an ibex, and had to have an ibex, I might as well get him an ibex as anybody else, even if I had to make one. - "Montezuma's Castle and Other Weird Tales", Charles B. Cory.
  3. Kinloch remarks that a nearly black male ibex has been shot to the north of Iskardo. - "Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon", Robert A. Sterndale.