the leaf of a fig tree.
a representation of a fig leaf, used as an ornament in architecture, as a cover for the genitalia on a statue or in a painting, etc.
something intended to conceal what may be considered indecorous or indecent:
to approach the facts of life with the fig leaves of roundabout expressions.
a leaf from a fig tree
a representation of a leaf, usually a vine leaf rather than an actual fig leaf, used in painting or sculpture to cover the genitals of nude figures
a device intended to conceal something regarded as shameful or indecent
noun 1. any of various plants of the genus Mesembryanthemum, having showy flowers of white, yellow, or pink. noun 1. an erect species of mesembryanthemum, M. tricolor, grown as a garden annual for its red-orange flowers with yellow centres
[fig-muh nt] /ˈfɪg mənt/ noun 1. a mere product of mental invention; a fantastic notion: The noises in the attic were just a figment of his imagination. 2. a feigned, invented, or imagined story, theory, etc.: biographical and historical figments. /ˈfɪɡmənt/ noun 1. a fantastic notion, invention, or fabrication: a figment of the imagination n. […]
[fig] /fɪg/ noun 1. any tree or shrub belonging to the genus Ficus, of the mulberry family, especially a small tree, F. carica, native to southwestern Asia, bearing a turbinate or pear-shaped fruit that is eaten fresh, preserved, or dried. 2. the fruit of such a tree or shrub, or of any related species. 3. […]