redhibitory defect or vice


redhibitory defect or vice
/rad(h)ibat(a)riy dafekt/ "vays/
In the civil law, a defect in an article sold, for which the seller may be compelled to take it back; a defect against which the seller is bound to warrant. Smith v. Max Thieme Chevrolet Co., Inc., La.App., 315 So.2d 82, 85.

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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