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English noun: fig leaf

1. fig leaf (plant) a leaf from a fig tree

Broader (hypernym)foliage, leaf, leafage

2. fig leaf (artifact) a covering consisting of anything intended to conceal something regarded as shameful

Broader (hypernym)covering

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