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Noun: adjutant  a-jû-tunt
  1. (military) an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer
    - aide, aide-de-camp
  2. Large Indian stork with a military gait
    - adjutant bird, adjutant stork, Leptoptilus dubius

Derived forms: adjutants

Type of: military officer, officer, stork

Part of: genus Leptoptilus, Leptoptilus

Encyclopedia: Adjutant