What does the word ibis mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Mór Jókai
  3. This is the ibis? – Napoleon's Young Neighbor by Helen Leah Reed