redhibitory /red hib"i tawr'ee, -tohr'ee/, adj.
/red'i bish"euhn, red'hi-/, n. Civil Law.
the nullification of a sale because of a defect in the article sold of such nature as to make it totally or virtually unusable or as to have prevented the purchase if known to the buyer.
[1650-60; < L redhibition- (s. of redhibitio), equiv. to redhibit(us), ptp. of redhibere to return (an item bought), take back (an item sold) (red- RED- + -hib(ere), comb. form of habere to have + -itus -ITE2) + -ion- -ION]

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