Aesopian



of, relating to, or characteristic of Aesop or his fables:
a story that points an Aesopian moral.
conveying meaning by hint, euphemism, innuendo, or the like: In the candidate’s Aesopian language, “soft on Communism” was to be interpreted as “Communist sympathizer.”.
Historical Examples

It is the Aesopian type that Aristotle has in view when he treats of the fable as a branch of rhetoric, not of poetry.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1 Various

To sum up the characteristics of the Aesopian fable, it is artless, simple and transparent.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1 Various

In it the Aesopian fable received a development which was in several respects quite original.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1 Various

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