In commendam(redirected from Abbot in commendam)
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Related to Abbot in commendam: Commendatory abbots
IN COMMENDAM. The state or condition of a church living, which is void or vacant, and it is commended to the care of some one. In, Louisiana, there is a species of partnership called a partnership in commendam. Vide Commendam.