Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

ab ovo usque ad mala

foreign term ab ovo us·que ad ma·la \äb-ˈō-vō-ˌu̇s-kwe-ˌäd-ˈmä-lä\

Definition of ab ovo usque ad mala

    :  from egg to apples :  from soup to nuts :  from beginning to end


Origin and Etymology of ab ovo usque ad mala

Latin


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up ab ovo usque ad mala? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to depart quickly

Get Word of the Day daily email!