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Ab ovo (Latin phrase)
Translation: "From the egg; from the very beginning."

A search ab ovo is a thorough analysis and a complete presentation.

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Ab ovo usque ad mala (Latin phrase)
Translation: "From the egg to the apples."

A Roman phrase similar to English, "From soup to nuts"; but it means "From start to finish". This meaning is based on the fact that Roman dinners often started with eggs and ended with fruit.

From the beginning to the end of any enterprise; thoroughly, or without qualification.

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