[ ban-teng ]

noun,plural ban·tengs, (especially collectively) ban·ting.
  1. a wild ox, Bos banteng (javanicus), of southeastern Asia and the Malay Archipelago, resembling the domestic cow: now greatly reduced in number.

Origin of banteng

<Indonesian Malay banténg<Javanese banṭéng
  • Also ban·ting [bahn-ting]. /ˈbɑn tɪŋ/.

Words Nearby banteng Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024