from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Banting, Sir Frederick Grant 1891-1941. Canadian physiologist. He shared a 1923 Nobel Prize for the discovery of insulin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See banteng.
  • n. The practice of bantingism (which see): as, to go through a course of banting.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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


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