Definition of redhibitory in English:

redhibitory

adjective

Civil Law
  • Of or relating to redhibition.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Ephraim Chambers (?1680–1740), encyclopaedist. From French rédhibitoire and its etymon classical Latin redhibitōrius relating to redhibition (2nd cent. a.d.) from redhibit-, past participial stem of redhibēre to take back or give back + -ōrius.

Pronunciation

redhibitory

/rɛdˈhɪbɪt(ə)ri/