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  • proper n. A god revered in the Bismarck Archipelago region of Papua New Guinea, especially in New Britain.
  • n. A member of a masked secret society of the Tolai, carrying out local extortion and terrorism and dressing in leaves.

Etymologies

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Origin unknown, but believed to derive from the Kuanua word 'Douk', meaning cruel. Possibly related to dekdek, "strong".

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