[ahy-bis] /ˈaɪ bɪs/
noun, plural ibises (especially collectively) ibis.
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.
any of certain similar birds belonging to the stork family Ciconiidae, especially the wood stork, Mycteria americana.
noun (pl) ibises, 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
stork-like bird, late 14c., from Greek ibis, from Egyptian hab, a sacred bird of Egypt.
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[ee-vee-thah, -sah; English ih-bee-zuh] /iˈvi θɑ, -sɑ; English ɪˈbi zə/ noun 1. a Spanish island in the SW Balearic Islands, in the W Mediterranean Sea. 209 sq. mi. (541 sq. km). /Spanish iˈβiθa/ noun 1. a Spanish island in the W Mediterranean, one of the Balearic Islands: hilly, with a rugged coast; tourism. Pop: 40 […]
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people-waster, a city assigned to Manasseh (Josh. 17:11), from which the Israelites, however, could not expel the Canaanites (Judg. 1:27). It is also called Bileam (1 Chr. 6:70). It was probably the modern Jelamah, a village 2 1/2 miles north of Jenin.
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