duk-duk

noun
\ ˈdu̇kˌdu̇k \
plural -s

Definition of duk-duk

1 : a native secret society of islands of the Pacific ocean certain of whose members form a self-constituted judiciary and pose as sorcerers
2 : a member of a duk-duk

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History and Etymology for duk-duk

native name in New Britain

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“Duk-duk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/duk-duk. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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