adjutant

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin adiūtō, frequentative of adiuvō (assist). First attested in 17th century. Or from Latin adiuvāns, present participle of adiuvō, from iuvō (help)

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adjutant (plural adjutants)

  1. (military) A lower-ranking officer who assists a higher-ranking officer with administrative affairs.
  2. An assistant.
  3. (zoology) A bird in the genus Leptoptilos of the stork family Ciconiidae.

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Adjective[edit]

adjutant (not comparable)

  1. The noun used as a modifier (e.g. adjutant officer).

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Noun[edit]

adjutant m (plural adjutants)

  1. (military) warrant officer class 1, warrant officer

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adjutant c

  1. (military) an adjutant

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