What is Suggestio Falsi?

Legal Definition
A statement of a falsehood. This amounts to a fraud when-ever the party making it was bound to disclose the truth.

2. The following is an example of a case where chancery will interfere and. set aside a contract as fraudulent, on account of the suggestio falsi: a purchaser applied to the seller to purchase a lot of wild land, and represented to him it was worth nothing, except for a sheep pasture, when he knew there was a valuable mine on the lot, of which the seller was ignorant. The sale was set aside. 2 Paige, 390; 4 Bouv. Inst. n. 3837, et seq. Vide Concealment; Misrepresentation; Representation; Suppressio veri.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
Lat. Suggestion or representation of that which is faise; false representation. To recite in a deed that a will was duly executed, when it was not, is suggestio falsi; and to conceal from the heir that the wlil was not duly executed is suppressio veri. 1 P. Wms. 240.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
"False suggestion". A false statement made in the negotiation of a contract.
Legal Definition
A false statement.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary