ibex definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a few crazy goats of genus Capra, specifically C. ibex, native to mountainous elements of Eurasia and north Africa and having long, ridged, backward-curving horns.
    • a kind of crazy hill goat regarding the genus Capra, for instance the species Capra ibex.
    • one of the types of crazy goats having huge, recurved horns, transversely ridged right in front; -- called additionally steinbok.
    • A wild goat, the bouquetin, steinbok, or other species of the genus Ibex.
    • [capitalized] A genus of ibexes, or a subgenus of Capra.
    • wild goat of mountain areas of Eurasia and north Africa having huge recurved horns

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