ex Africa semper aliquid novi

Latin quotation from Pliny the Elder

ex Af·​ri·​ca sem·​per aliq·​uid no·​vi eks-ˈä-fri-kä-ˈsem-per-ˈä-li-kwid-ˈnō-wē How to pronounce ex Africa semper aliquid novi (audio)
: out of Africa, always something new

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“Ex Africa semper aliquid novi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ex%20Africa%20semper%20aliquid%20novi. Accessed 21 Mar. 2023.

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