Definition of duiker
: any of several small African antelopes comprising two genera (Cephalophus and Sylvicapra)
Origin of duiker
Afrikaans, literally, diver, from duik to dive, from Middle Dutch dūken; akin to Old High German tūhhan to dive — more at duck
First Known Use: 1777
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