Definitions for bantamˈbæn təm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bantam(adj)

    any of various small breeds of fowl

  2. bantam, diminutive, lilliputian, midget, petite, tiny, flyspeck(adj)

    very small

    "diminutive in stature"; "a lilliputian chest of drawers"; "her petite figure"; "tiny feet"; "the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy"


  1. bantam(Noun)

    any of several small chickens, especially one that is a miniature version of another

  2. bantam(Adjective)

    small or miniature

  3. bantam(Adjective)

    spirited or aggressive

  4. Bantam(Noun)

    someone connected with Bradford City A.F.C, as a fan, player, coach etc.

  5. Origin: From Bantam (a city in Java)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bantam(noun)

    a variety of small barnyard fowl, with feathered legs, probably brought from Bantam, a district of Java

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Bantam

    a chief town in Java, abandoned as unhealthy by the Dutch; whence the Bantam fowl is thought to have come.

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