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ˈbæn təmBan·tam

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bantamadjective

    any of various small breeds of fowl

  2. bantam, diminutive, lilliputian, midget, petite, tiny, flyspeckadjective

    very small

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


  1. bantamnoun

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

    Etymology: From Bantam (a city in Java)

  2. bantamadjective

    small or miniature

    Etymology: From Bantam (a city in Java)

  3. bantamadjective

    spirited or aggressive

    Etymology: From Bantam (a city in Java)

  4. Bantamnoun

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

    Etymology: From Bantam (a city in Java)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bantamnoun

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bantam

    ban′tam, n. a small variety of the common domestic fowl, supposed to be named from Bantam in Java, notable for courage.—adj. of bantam-breed: little and combative.

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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. bantam

    In Java; here a British factory was established by Capt. Lancaster in 1603. The English and Danes were driven from their factories by the Dutch in 1683. Bantam surrendered to the British in 1811, but was restored to the Dutch at the peace in 1814.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Bantam

    A species of fowl said to have been introduced to Europe from Bantam in Java.

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  1. batman, Batman

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bantam in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bantam in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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