Definition of ibis in English:
noun (plural ibises)
A large wading bird with a long down-curved bill, long neck, and long legs.
- Family Threskiornithidae: several genera and species, including the sacred ibis and white ibis
- Inland species may associate with herons, egrets, storks, ibises, and spoonbills.
- The couple collected breeds of birds from every continent, including pheasants, herons, ibis, kestrels and buzzards.
- Lismore Lake provides a variety of habitat for swamp hen, ibis, egrets, and herons as well as many small waders.
Late Middle English: via Latin from Greek.
Words that rhyme with ibisabbess
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