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ˈaɪ bɛks; ˈɪb əˌsiz, ˈaɪ bə-ibex

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ibex, Capra ibexnoun

    wild goat of mountain areas of Eurasia and northern Africa having large recurved horns


  1. ibexnoun

    a type of wild mountain goat of the genus Capra, such as the species Capra ibex

  2. Etymology: From ibex, 'chamois', from Iberian or Aquitanian; akin to Old Spanish bezerro, 'bull' (mod. becerro 'yearling').

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ibexnoun

    one of several species of wild goats having very large, recurved horns, transversely ridged in front; -- called also steinbok

  2. Etymology: [L., a kind of goat, the chamois.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ibex

    ī′beks, n. a genus of goats, inhabiting the Alps and other mountainous regions. [L.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ibex in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ibex in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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  1. Maru Biadglegn:

    Twenty years ago, it was difficult to find walia ibex, the number was only 150. Now there is the protection and expansion of their habitat, we have more than 900 individuals.

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