banteng

noun
ban·​teng | \ˈbän-ˌteŋ \

Definition of banteng 

: a wild ox (Bos javanicus synonym B. banteng) of southeastern Asia sometimes domesticated for use as a draft animal or for its meat

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Between the zoo's six elephants, five rhinoceroses and three bantengs, the zoo collects more than 2,000 pounds of dung per day. Carli Teproff, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Zoo Miami's daily ton of doo-doo can be your garden's 'Zoo Doo'," 18 May 2017 Between the zoo's six elephants, five rhinoceroses and three bantengs, the zoo collects more than 2,000 pounds of dung per day. Carli Teproff, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Zoo Miami's daily ton of doo-doo can be your garden's 'Zoo Doo'," 18 May 2017 Between the zoo's six elephants, five rhinoceroses and three bantengs, the zoo collects more than 2,000 pounds of dung per day. Carli Teproff, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Zoo Miami's daily ton of doo-doo can be your garden's 'Zoo Doo'," 18 May 2017 Between the zoo's six elephants, five rhinoceroses and three bantengs, the zoo collects more than 2,000 pounds of dung per day. Carli Teproff, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Zoo Miami's daily ton of doo-doo can be your garden's 'Zoo Doo'," 18 May 2017 Between the zoo's six elephants, five rhinoceroses and three bantengs, the zoo collects more than 2,000 pounds of dung per day. Carli Teproff, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Zoo Miami's daily ton of doo-doo can be your garden's 'Zoo Doo'," 18 May 2017 Between the zoo's six elephants, five rhinoceroses and three bantengs, the zoo collects more than 2,000 pounds of dung per day. Carli Teproff, miamiherald, "What do you do with a daily ton of doo-doo? Miami zoo finds a market," 17 May 2017

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First Known Use of banteng

1817, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for banteng

Malay of Indonesia, from Javanese banṭéng

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