pl. -·kers or -·ker
any of several small African antelopes (as genera Cephalophus and Sylvicapra) common south of the Sahara
Origin of duikerDutch duiker, literally , a diver ; from duiken, to duck
Any of various small African antelopes of the genera Cephalophus, Philantomba, or Sylvicapra, having short, backward-pointing horns and inhabiting forests or thickets.
Origin of duikerAfrikaans, from Dutch duiken, to dive, from Middle Dutch dūken.