ab aeterno

ab ae·​ter·​no | \ ˌa-bē-ˈtər-(ˌ)nō, ˌä-ˌbī-ˈter- \

Definition of ab aeterno

: from an infinitely remote point of time in the past

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First Known Use of ab aeterno

1621, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ab aeterno

New Latin, literally, “from forever”

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“Ab aeterno.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ab%20aeterno. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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