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Meaning of BANTAM

Pronunciation:  'bantum

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  any of various small breeds
  2. [adj]  very small; "diminutive in stature"; "a lilliputian chest of drawers"; "her petite figure"; "tiny feet"

BANTAM is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: diminutive, lilliputian, little, midget, petite, small, tiny
 See Also: chicken, Gallus gallus



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ban"tam\, n.
A variety of small barnyard fowl, with feathered legs,
probably brought from Bantam, a district of Java.

Thesaurus Terms
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