Meaning of redhibition

red•hi•bi•tion

Pronunciation: (red"i-bish'un, red"hi-), [key]
— n. Civ. Law.
  1. 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.
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