fig leaf

Definitions of fig leaf
  1. noun
    a leaf from a fig tree
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    type of:
    foliage, leaf, leafage
    the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
  2. noun
    a covering consisting of anything intended to conceal something regarded as shameful
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    type of:
    covering
    an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
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