ETYM Old Eng. avis, French avis; a + Old Fren. vis, from Latin visum seemed, seen; really p. p. of videre to see, so that vis meant that which has seemed best. Related to Vision, Avise, Advise.
A proposal for an appropriate course of action.
ETYM Old Eng. conseil, French conseil, from Latin consilium, from the root of consulere to consult, of uncertain origin. Related to Consult, Consul.
1. Advice or guidance.
2. An advisor or lawyer.