Adjutant

Definition of Adjutant

Ad´ju`tant
n.1.A helper; an assistant.
2.(Mil.) A regimental staff officer, who assists the colonel, or commanding officer of a garrison or regiment, in the details of regimental and garrison duty.
Adjutant general
a - (Mil.) the principal staff officer of an army, through whom the commanding general receives communications and issues military orders. In the U. S. army he is brigadier general.
b - (Among the Jesuits) one of a select number of fathers, who resided with the general of the order, each of whom had a province or country assigned to his care.
3.(Zool.) A species of very large stork (Ciconia argala), a native of India; - called also the gigantic crane, and by the native name argala. It is noted for its serpent-destroying habits.

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acolyte, agent, aid, aide, aide-de-camp, aider, assistant, attendant, auxiliary, best man, coadjutant, coadjutor, coadjutress, coadjutrix, deputy, executive officer, help, helper, helpmate, helpmeet, lieutenant, paranymph, paraprofessional, second, servant, sideman, supporting actor, supporting instrumentalist
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