coadjutor

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co·ad·ju·tor

noun \ˌkō-ə-ˈjü-tər, kō-ˈa-jə-tər\

Definition of COADJUTOR

1
:  one who works together with another :  assistant
2
:  a bishop assisting a diocesan bishop and often having the right of succession
coadjutor adjective

Examples of COADJUTOR

  1. <he was appointed coadjutor to the president>

Origin of COADJUTOR

Middle English coadjutour, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin coadjutor, from Latin co- + adjutor helper, from adjuvare to help — more at aid
First Known Use: 15th century

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