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BANTING

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Banting mean? 

BANTING (noun)
  The noun BANTING has 2 senses:

1. Canadian physiologist who discovered insulin with C. H. Best and who used it to treat diabetes(1891-1941)
2. wild ox of the Malay Archipelago

  Familiarity information: BANTING used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BANTING (noun)


Sense 1Banting [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Canadian physiologist who discovered insulin with C. H. Best and who used it to treat diabetes(1891-1941)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Banting; F. G. Banting; Sir Frederick Grant Banting

Instance hypernyms:

physiologist (a biologist specializing in physiology)


Sense 2banting [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Wild ox of the Malay Archipelago

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

banteng; Bos banteng; tsine; banting

Hypernyms ("banting" is a kind of...):

ox; wild ox (any of various wild bovines especially of the genera Bos or closely related Bibos)

Holonyms ("banting" is a member of...):

Bos; genus Bos (wild and domestic cattle; in some classifications placed in the subfamily Bovinae or tribe Bovini)


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