duiker

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From Afrikaans, itself from Dutch duiker (diver)

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duiker (plural duikers)

  1. One of any species of small antelope of the Cephalophinae subfamily.

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From duiken (to dive) +‎ -er.

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duiker m (plural duikers, diminutive duikertje n)

A small culvert.
  1. an underwater diver
  2. a gymnastic diver
  3. a fairly narrow water passage under roads and dikes; a culvert
  4. a type of waterbird; a loon (N-Am) or diver (UK)
  5. a type of antilope; a duiker

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