Any of several wild goats of the genus Capra, especially C. ibex, native to mountainous regions of Eurasia and northern Africa, and having long, ridged, backward-curving horns.
Any of various Old World wild goats: the male has large, backward-curved horns.
Origin of ibex
From Latin ībex (“chamois”), from Iberian or Aquitanian; akin to Old Spanish bezerro (“bull”) (mod. becerro (“yearling”)).