bant

[ bant ]
/ bænt /

verb (used without object) Medicine/Medical.

to lose weight by practicing Bantingism.

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Origin of bant

First recorded in 1860–65; back formation from Banting
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British Dictionary definitions for bant

bant
/ (bænt) /

noun Lancashire dialect

string
strength or springiness of material

Word Origin for bant

probably a dialect pronunciation of band ²
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