a mensa et thoro

adjective
a men·sa et tho·ro | \āˈmen(t)səˌetˈt(h)ōr(ˌ)ō, äˈm-\

Definition of a mensa et thoro 

: relating to a separation in which the parties remain husband and wife but without cohabitation

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First Known Use of a mensa et thoro

1600, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for a mensa et thoro

New Latin, literally, from table and bed

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