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Meaning of COADJUTOR

Pronunciation:  kow'ajutur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  an assistant to a Bishop

COADJUTOR is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: assistant, help, helper, supporter



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Co`ad*ju"tor\, n. [L. See {Co}-, and {Aid}.]
1. One who aids another; an assistant; a coworker.

         Craftily outwitting her perjured coadjutor.

2. (R. C. Ch.) The assistant of a bishop or of a priest
   holding a benefice.

Thesaurus Terms
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