aviso

[ uh-vahy-zoh ]
/ əˈvaɪ zoʊ /
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noun, plural a·vi·sos.

a boat used especially for carrying dispatches; dispatch boat.

Origin of aviso

1625–35; < Spanish, noun derivative of avisar to advise
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Examples from the Web for aviso

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