coadjutor(redirected from coadjutrix)
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1. A coworker; an assistant.
2. Ecclesiastical A subordinate bishop designated as an assistant and usually as a successor to the bishop of a given diocese.
[Middle English coadjutour, assistant, from Latin coadiūtor : co-, co- + adiūtor, assistant (from adiūtāre, to aid; see adjutant).]
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a bishop appointed as assistant to a diocesan bishop
2. rare an assistant
[C15: via Old French from Latin co- together + adjūtor helper, from adjūtāre to assist, from juvāre to help]
coˈadjutress, coˈadjutrix fem n
co•ad•ju•tor(koʊˈædʒ ə tər, ˌkoʊ əˈdʒu tər)
1. an assistant.
2. a bishop who assists another bishop and has the right of succession.
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