in commendam

adjective
in com·men·dam | \ ˌin-kə-ˈmen-dəm \

Legal Definition of in commendam 

in the civil law of Louisiana : characterized by partnership liability that is limited to the amount of capital contribution — see also partner in commendam at partner, partnership in commendam at partnership

History and Etymology for in commendam

New Latin, translation of French (societé) en commandité (company) in limited partnership

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