Definition of Ibis in English :

Define Ibis in English

Ibis meaning in English

Meaning of Ibis in English

Pronunciation of Ibis in English

Ibis pronunciation in English

Pronounce Ibis in English


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1. ibis

wading birds of warm regions having long slender down-curved bills

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nounWord forms: plural ibises or ibis
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)
Compare wood ibis

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nounWord forms: plural ˈibises or ˈibis
any of several large wading birds (family Threskiornithidae) with long legs and a long, slender, curved bill, found chiefly in tropical regions, as the sacred ibis of the Nile (Threskiornis aethiopica)

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n. pl. ibis or i·bis·es
Any of various storklike wading birds of the family Threskiornithidae of temperate and tropical regions, having a long, slender, downward-curving bill.

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