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bantam the bantam cock is noted for its aggression. It is apparently named after the province of Bantam in Java, although the fowl is not native there.
bantamweight a weight in boxing and other sports intermediate between flyweight and featherweight. In the amateur boxing scale it ranges from 51 to 54 kg.

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bantam

ban·tam / ˈbantəm/ • n. a chicken of a small breed, of which the cock is noted for its aggressiveness.

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bantam

bantam small variety of domestic fowl. XVIII. app. f. name of westernmost district of Java (Javanese Bantèn); the fowl is not native there.

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