Definition of Banting

1. Noun. Canadian physiologist who discovered insulin with C. H. Best and who used it to treat diabetes(1891-1941).

Exact synonyms: F. G. Banting, Sir Frederick Grant Banting
Generic synonyms: Physiologist



2. Noun. Wild ox of the Malay Archipelago.
Exact synonyms: Banteng, Bos Banteng, Tsine
Group relationships: Bos, Genus Bos
Generic synonyms: Ox, Wild Ox

Definition of Banting

1. banteng [n -S] - See also: banteng

Lexicographical Neighbors of Banting

bantamweight
bantamweights
banted
banteng
bantengs
banter
bantered
banterer
banterers
bantering
banteringly
banterings
banters
bantery
banties
banting (current term)
bantings
bantling
bantlings
bants
bantus
bantustan
bantustans
banty
banxring
banxrings
banya
banyak
banyan
banyan day

Literary usage of Banting

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

1. The British Journal of Homoeopathy edited by John James Drysdale, Robert Ellis Dudgeon, Richard Hughes, John Rutherfurd Russell (1864)
"By WILLIAM banting. 3rd edition. 1864. A short time since a thrill of horror ... However the followers of banting were speedily reassured by no less an ..."

2. Kettner's Book of the Table: A Manual of Cookery, Practical, Theoretical by Eneas Sweetland Dallas (1877)
"The following is the diet of Mr. banting, by which in a year—fifty-two weeks—he reduced himself in weight 52 Ibs., to his great advantage. ..."

3. Journal of the American Oriental Society by American Oriental Society (1896)
"Banteng, also banting, the wild ox of Java, Borneo, and the Malay peninsula, Bos banteng. ... banting, eine Art sehr wildes auf Borneo lebendes Rindvieh. ..."

4. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1884)
"... as banting. out of his soul, can accomplish an amazing deal in twenty years. He even went so far as to take into consideration mere humbugs ; for, ..."

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