bantam: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ban'tum), [key]
- (often cap.) a chicken of any of several varieties or breeds characterized by very small size.
- a small and feisty or quarrelsome person.
- diminutive; tiny: bantam editions of the classics.
Pronunciation: (ban'tum Du. bän&sylptäm'), [key]
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
- a village in W Java, in S Indonesia: first Dutch settlement in the East Indies.