ab ovo

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin ab ovo (literally from the egg)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ab ovo (not comparable)

  1. From the beginning. [First attested in the late 16th century.][1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 7

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ab ovo (literally from the egg).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈβo.βo/, /ab ˈo.βo/

Adverb[edit]

ab ovo

  1. ab ovo

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