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duiker

/ˈdaɪˌkə/
noun (pl) -kers, -ker
1.
Also called duikerbok (ˈdaɪkəbɒk). 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)
Word Origin
C18: via Afrikaans from Dutch duiker diver, from duiken to dive; see duck²

duyker

/ˈdaɪkə/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of duiker
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