Duyker

World English Dictionary
duiker or duyker (ˈdaɪˌkə)
 
n , pl -kers, -ker
1.  Also called: duikerbok any small antelope of the genera Cephalophus and Sylvicapra, occurring throughout Africa south of the Sahara, having short straight backward-pointing horns, pointed hooves, and an arched back
2.  (South African) any of several cormorants, esp the long-tailed shag (Phalacrocorax africanus)
 
[C18: via Afrikaans from Dutch duiker diver, from duiken to dive; see duck²]
 
duyker or duyker (ˈdaɪˌkə, ˈdaɪkəbɒk)
 
n
 
[C18: via Afrikaans from Dutch duiker diver, from duiken to dive; see duck²]

Collins
World English Dictionary
duyker (ˈdaɪkə)
 
n
a variant spelling of duiker

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature