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Definition of "banteng" [ban•teng]

  • A wild ox, Bos javanicus, found in Borneo, Malaysia and the Indochina peninsula. (noun)

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Use "banteng" in a sentence
  • "This chapter describes the domesticated form, but we retain the name banteng to reinforce the fact that the animal is not a breed of cattle, but a distinct species."
  • "The banteng, which is native to Southeast Asia, is listed as endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and is protected by law in Cambodia."
  • "The name "banteng" has traditionally referred to the wild form of Bos javanicus; the name "Bali cattle" to the domesticated form."
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