Complete Definition of "adjutant"

English

Etymology
From Latin adjutare, frequentative of adjuvare to assist. First English use recorded in 17th century. Or from Latin adiuvans|adiuvÄns, present participle of adiuvare|adiuvÄre, from iuvare|iuvÄre, to help.

Pronunciation
w:The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language|AHD: /Äj'É-tÉnt/<br>
w:International Phonetic Alphabet|IPA: /'æd3ÉtÉnt/<br>
w:X-SAMPA|X-SAMPA: /{[email protected]@nt/<br>

Noun
en-noun

  1. Military: A lower-ranking officer who assists a higher-ranking officer with administrative affairs
  2. An assistant.
  3. A member of the Leptoptilos genus of African storks, also known as marabou.

Translations
trans-top|(Military) A lower-ranking officer who assists...
German: Adjutant m
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trans-top|An assistant
German: Assistent m
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trans-top|African stork, also known as marabou
German: Marabu m
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Adjective
adjutant (no compar or superl)

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

Abbreviations
Adj.
Adjt.

See also
Adjuvant
aid

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