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ab ovo

[ahb oh-woh; English ab oh-voh]
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adverb Latin.
  1. from the beginning.
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Origin of ab ovo

literally, from the egg
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British Dictionary definitions for ab ovo

ab ovo

  1. from the beginning
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Word Origin

literally: from the egg
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