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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 meaning "From start to finish". This definition 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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