- n. 矮脚鸡
- adj. 短小精悍的；有攻击性的
- n. (Bantam)人名；(南非)班塔姆
- bantam:  When these diminutive chickens were first imported into Europe in the middle of the 18th century, it was thought that they had originated in a village called Bantam in Java, now in Indonesia, and they were named accordingly. This version of their history has never been firmly established, but the name stuck. Bantamweight as a category of boxing weights dates from the 1880s.
- bantam (n.)
- 1749, after Bantam, former Dutch residency in Java, from which the small domestic fowl were said to have been first imported. Extension to "small person" is 1837. As a light weight class in boxing, it is attested from 1884, probably from the birds, which are small but aggressive and bred for fighting.
- 1. Bantam Lyons raised his eyes suddenly and leered weakly.
- 2. Kafka Franz. The metamorphosis. New York: Bantam Books 1986.
- 法兰兹.卡夫卡, 《变形记》, 纽约: 班腾出版社,1986.
- 3. The Bantam River ( a sweet little thing ) passed right by us.
- 班坦河 ( 一条美丽的小河 ) 恰好从我们的住地旁边流过.
- 4. The sweet little Bantam River rose.
- 5. Bantam Lyons'yellow blacknailed fingers unrolled the baton.
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