Meaning of coadjutor

co•ad•ju•tor

Pronunciation: (kō-aj'u-tur, kō"u-j'tur), [key]
— n.
  1. an assistant.
  2. an assistant to a bishop or other ecclesiastic.
  3. a bishop who assists another bishop, with the right of succession.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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