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ban·teng

 (băn′tĕng)
n.
A wild ox (Bos javanicus) of Southeast Asia, having a chestnut coat in the female and a brownish-black coat in the male, with white on the lower legs and rump, and long, curved horns in the male.

[Malay.]

banteng

(ˈbænˌtɛŋ)
n
(Animals) another name for banting

ban•teng

(ˈbæn tɛŋ)

n., pl. -tengs, (esp. collectively) -teng.
a wild ox, Bos banteng (javanicus), of SE Asia and Malaysia, resembling the domestic cow.
[< Indonesian Malay banténg < Javanese banṭéng]
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Noun1.banteng - wild ox of the Malay Archipelagobanteng - wild ox of the Malay Archipelago  
Bos, genus Bos - wild and domestic cattle; in some classifications placed in the subfamily Bovinae or tribe Bovini
wild ox, ox - any of various wild bovines especially of the genera Bos or closely related Bibos
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The genus and species is Bos javanicus and the water buffalo is Bos bubalus, so they're related but quite a lot different.
The list of species, accession number, source and code Species Accession number Source Code Bos taurus V00654 GenBank Bos taurus Bos indicus NC_005971 GenBank Bos indicus Bos gaurus AF348593 GenBank Bos gaurus Bos javanicus D82889 GenBank Bos javanicus Bos grunniens AY955225 GenBank Bos grunniens Bos sauveli AY689189 GenBank Bos sauveli Bubalus bubalis D88635 GenBank Bubalus bubalis Bos frontalis EF061227~EF061237 This study BF01~BF11