What is Divorce A Mensa Et Tlioro?

Legal Definition
A divorce from table and bed, or from bed and board. Apartial or qualified divorce, by which the parties are separated and forbidden to live orcohabit together, without affecting the marriage itself. 1 Bl. Comm. 440; 3 Bl. Comm.114 ; 2 Steph. Comm. 311; 2 Bish. Mar. & Div.