ibis

Part of speech: noun

A wading bird, with cylindrical bill bent downward.

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Usage examples "ibis":

  1. Another, The Elephant, has these lines- " See in the print how, moved by whim, Trumpeting Jumbo, great and grim, Adjusts his trunk, like a cravat, To noose that individual's hat; The Sacred Ibis in the distance, Joys to observe his bold resistance." - "Robert Louis Stevenson a Record, an Estimate, and a Memorial", Alexander H. Japp.
  2. It storms with duck, snipe, and herons, the last only valued for their feathers; even pelicans are to be met with, and an Egyptian ibis has been shot there. - "Timar's Two Worlds", Mór Jókai.
  3. This is the ibis? - "Napoleon's Young Neighbor", Helen Leah Reed.