Definition of ab ovo in English:

ab ovo

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Pronunciation: /ab ˈəʊvəʊ
 
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adverb

From the very beginning.
More example sentences
  • And he was, Samuel, a great hope, a great man ab ovo, his father in miniature.
  • Neither the somatic nor the psychobehavioral sexual characters, then, were laid down irreversibly ab ovo.
Synonyms
from the beginning, from the start, from the first; from the egg

Origin

Latin, literally 'from the egg'.

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