I·bex n.; pl. E. Ibexes L. Ibices Zool. One of several species of wild goats having very large, recurved horns, transversely ridged in front; -- called also steinbok.
Note: ☞ The Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) is the best known. The Spanish, or Pyrenean, ibex (Capra Hispanica) has smoother and more spreading horns.
n : wild goat of mountain areas of Eurasia and northern Africa
having large recurved horns [syn: Capra ibex]
[also: ibices (pl)]