(noun)Any of various storklike wadingbirds of the family Threskiornithidae of temperate and tropicalregions, having a long,slender, downward-curving bill.
(noun) The woodibis.
(noun) any of various wading birds of the family Threskiornithidae, such as Threskiornis aethiopica (sacred ibis), that occur in warm regions and have a long thin down-curved bill: order Ciconiiformes (herons, storks, etc)
Use "ibis" in a sentence
"The ibis is a bird that was found so useful in destroying locusts and serpents in Egypt, that in olden times it was made a capital crime for any one to destroy it."
"The ibis is a natural enemy of snakes, and so they scattered the snakes, and the army was safe."
"The LXX. and Vulgate render this word by "ibis", i.e., the"