(noun)Any of severalwildgoats of the genusCapra,especiallyC.ibex,native to mountainousregions of Eurasia and northernAfrica and having long,ridged, backward-curving horns.
(noun) any of three wild goats, Capra ibex, C. caucasica, or C. pyrenaica, of mountainous regions of Europe, Asia, and North Africa, having large backward-curving horns
Use "ibex" in a sentence
"Alps (_antelope rupicapra_); and in the same localities, but more rarely seen, the "bouquetin," or "tur" (_aigocerus pyrenaicus_) -- a species of ibex, _not_ identical with the _capra ibex_ of Linnaeus and the Alpine mountains."
"Except just after changing their coats, when they are of a greyish hue, the general colour of the ibex is a dirty yellowish brown."
"During last winter, the worst in Mongolia for decades, some 10 million head of livestock died, and the effect on the snow leopards' prey base chiefly a wild goat called ibex, and argali sheep"