fig leaf

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A representation of leaf of a fig plant used to cover the genitals of a nude figure in a work of art (alluding to Genesis iii 7, in which Adam and Eve use fig leaves to hide their nakedness)
Anything used to conceal something undesirable or that one does not want to be discovered
A leaf of the fig plant
a leaf from a fig tree
a covering consisting of anything intended to conceal something regarded as shameful
disapproval People sometimes refer disapprovingly to something which is intended to hide or prevent an embarrassing situation as a fig leaf. This deal is little more than a fig leaf for the continued destruction of the landscape. the large leaf of the fig tree, sometimes shown in paintings as covering people's sex organs
A fig leaf is a large leaf which comes from the fig tree. A fig leaf is sometimes used in painting and sculpture to cover the genitals of a naked body
a covering consisting of anything intended to conceal something regarded as shameful a leaf from a fig tree
leaf of a fig tree; something which conceals or hides (usually insufficiently or inadequately)
Alternative spelling of fig leaf
figleaf
Alternative spelling of fig leaf
figleaf
{n} the leaf of a figtree, thin covering
fig leaf

    Расстановка переносов

    fig Leaf

    Турецкое произношение

    fîg lif

    Произношение

    /ˈfəg ˈlēf/ /ˈfɪɡ ˈliːf/

    Этимология

    [ 'fig ] (noun.) 13th century. Middle English fige, from Old French, from Old Provençal figa, from Vulgar Latin fica, from Latin ficus fig tree, fig.

    Слово дня

    motile
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