What is another word for fig leaf?

164 synonyms found


[ fˈɪɡ lˈiːf], [ fˈɪɡ lˈiːf], [ f_ˈɪ_ɡ l_ˈiː_f]

Synonyms for Fig leaf:

How to use "Fig leaf" in context?

Fig leaves are found in many different shapes and sizes across diverse plant families. They are often brightly colored, often striped, and have a narrow base that terminates in a point. Unlike true leaves, fig leaves lack secondary growth and are only covered in small, soft scales. Fig leaves are adapted for hanging from tree branches or as a ground cover. Some fig species, like F. sylvestris, are used as food plants by humans.

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