Calzephyr (calzephyr77) wrote in 1word1day,

Wednesday Word: Ab ovo

Ab ovo - Adverb.

It seems fitting to pick this Latin phrase as the first word of the year! Ab ovo literally means "from the egg". It is mostly used in literary contexts to mean "beginning". It can contrast with in media res, where a story starts in the middle.

Happy New Year!
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