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noun, plural a·vi·sos.
  1. a boat used especially for carrying dispatches; dispatch boat.
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Origin of aviso

1625–35; < Spanish, noun derivative of avisar to advise
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Historical Examples

  • The shipping-agent yields assent; inserts a second aviso in the Spanish paper, addressed to marineros of all nations.

    The Flag of Distress

    Mayne Reid