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ovo-

1.
variant of ovi-:
ovolactovegetarian.

ab ovo

[ahb oh-woh; English ab oh-voh] /ɑb ˈoʊ woʊ; English æb ˈoʊ voʊ/
adverb, Latin.
1.
from the beginning.
Origin of ab ovo
literally, from the egg
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ab ovo

/æb ˈəʊvəʊ/
uknown
1.
from the beginning
Word Origin
literally: from the egg

ovo-

combining form
1.
a variant of ovi-
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