Duk-duk meaning

A god revered in the Bismarck Archipelago region of Papua New Guinea, especially in New Britain.

I'll pray to Duk-Duk for help.

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(historical) A member of a masked secret society of the Tolai, carrying out local extortion and terrorism and dressing in leaves.

The Duk-Duks organised the law in New Britain.

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Origin of duk-duk

  • Origin unclear, but believed to derive from the Tolai word 'Douk', meaning cruel. Possibly related to dekdek, "strong".

    From Wiktionary