- Military: A lower-ranking officer who assists a higher-ranking officer with administrative affairs
- An assistant.
- A member of the Leptoptilos genus of African storks, also known as marabou.
adjective (no (compar) or (superl))
- German: Marabu
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.
- The noun used as a modifier (e.g. adjutant officer).
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