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Definition of ibis

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  • i•bisnoun
  • 1. Any of various storklike wading birds of the family Threskiornithidae of temperate and tropical regions, having a long, slender, downward-curving bill.
    2. The wood ibis.


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  • "The ibis is a bird that was found so useful in destroying locusts and serpents in Egypt, that in olden times it was made a capital crime for any one to destroy it."

    "The ibis is a natural enemy of snakes, and so they scattered the snakes, and the army was safe."

    "The LXX. and Vulgate render this word by "ibis", i.e., the"

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