- a wild ox, Bos banteng (javanicus), of southeastern Asia and the Malay Archipelago, resembling the domestic cow: now greatly reduced in number.
Also ban·ting [bahn-ting] /ˈbɑn tɪŋ/.
Origin of banteng
< Indonesian Malay banténg < Javanese banṭéng
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