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Hue­vo and Ovu­late

Hue­vo (Span­ish for “egg”) comes from the Latin ovum for the same. From that Latin root, we get the Eng­lish… ovaries. The ue‑v of hue­vo clear­ly maps to the o‑v of ovary! The eggs are both lit­er­al and metaphor­i­cal!

From the same root we al­so get ovu­late and even… oval An egg is oval, is­n’t it?


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