ibis: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ī'bis), [key]
— pl. i•bis•es, i•bis.
- any of several large wading birds of the family Threskiornithidae, of warm temperate and tropical regions, related to the herons and storks, and characterized by a long, thin, downward-curved bill. Cf. sacred ibis.
- any of certain similar birds belonging to the stork family Ciconiidae, esp. the wood stork, Mycteria americana.
- ibis (Thesaurus)