\pˈɑːtɪbəs], \pˈɑːtɪbəs], \p_ˈɑː_t_ɪ_b_ə_s]\
Definitions of PARTIBUS
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par'ti-bus, n. in Scots law, a note on the margin of a summons, giving name and designation of the pursuer.--IN PARTIBUS INFIDELIUM, a phrase applying formerly to bishops who were merely titular, without regular jurisdiction, their function to assist some other bishop or to act as delegates of the Pope where no hierarchy had as yet been established.
By Thomas Davidson
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- a rare mallow found only in Illinois resembling the common hollyhock and having pale rose-mauve flowers; sometimes placed genus Sphaeralcea