Definition of Banteng

1. Noun. Wild ox of the Malay Archipelago.

Exact synonyms: Banting, Bos Banteng, Tsine
Group relationships: Bos, Genus Bos
Generic synonyms: Ox, Wild Ox



Definition of Banteng

1. n. The wild ox of Java (Bibos Banteng).

Definition of Banteng

1. Noun. A wild ox, ''Bos javanicus'', found in Borneo, Malaysia and the Indochina peninsula. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Banteng

1. a wild ox [n -S]

Medical Definition of Banteng

1. The wild ox of Java (Bibos Banteng). Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Banteng

banquettes
bans
banshee
banshees
banshies
banstickle
banstickles
bansuri
bant
bantam
bantams
bantamweight
bantamweights
banted
banteng (current term)
bantengs
banter
bantered
banterer
banterers
bantering
banteringly
banterings
banters
bantery
banties
banting
bantings
bantling

Literary usage of Banteng

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of the American Oriental Society by American Oriental Society (1896)
"banteng, also banting, the wild ox of Java, Borneo, and the Malay peninsula, ... These ar the Javanese and other entries : 1893 KLINKERT. p. 122. banteng ..."

2. A Monograph of the Genus Bos: The Natural History of Bulls, Bisons, and by George Vasey (1857)
"... of five vertebrae, and the tail of nineteen ; while in the skeleton of the banteng, the sacrum consists of but/bwr vertebrae, and the tail of eighteen. ..."

3. Life After Logging: Reconciling Wildlife Conservation and Production by Erik Maijaard (2005)
"Although banteng (Bos javanicus) were not reported during the Malinau biodiversity surveys (see O'Brien & Fimbel 1999), Hedges and Meijaard (1999) found ..."

4. Catalogue of Mammalia in the Indian Museum, Calcutta by John Anderson, William Lutley Sclater, Indian Museum (1891)
"Bibos banteng, Gray Knowsley Menagerie, p.48 (1850)* ; Horsfield Cat. ... The horns of the banteng are more rounded in section than those of the Gaur and ..."

5. Tropical Agriculture: The Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live by Earley Vernon Wilcox (1916)
"The banteng (Bos sondaicus) is a common work animal of Burma, Malaya, Borneo, Java, ... The banteng is domesticated in largest numbers in Java, ..."

6. A Geographical History of Mammals by Richard Lydekker (1896)
"As another instance of the distinctness of the mammalian fauna of Java from that of Borneo and Sumatra, we may take the case of the banteng (Bos banteng), ..."

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