Translation of fig leaf in Spanish:

fig leaf

hoja de higuera, n.


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    Botany hoja de higuera feminine
    Art hoja de parra feminine
    • This was not the mythical Pan, half-man and half-goat, but a mature human male whose nudity was compromised only by the prominent fig leaf covering his genitals.
    • The play on mold and casting was built into the Female Fig Leaf itself, for it could be viewed either as a mold to make castings that reveal a female's private parts or as a casting to be used as a fig leaf to conceal a female's private parts.
    • I can see the appeal of the fig leaf for Adam and Eve, when choosing a leaf as an outfit.
    • It's a fig leaf - so tiny that it simply attracts attention to the problem rather than doing anything to solve it.
    • This is merely a fig leaf to cover up its ruthless attempts to preserve the ability to extract huge profits from those artists.
    • More sympathetic observers like Peter Kolb suggested that as a natural fig leaf it modestly concealed the female genitals.
    • Authoritarianism, barely concealed under the fig leaf of ‘democracy’, became its watchword.
    • But that was a mere fig leaf of plausible denial.
    • The young woman, whose speech and behavior reek of defiance bordering on dementia, disapproves of the puritanism that placed a plaster fig leaf over the genitals of a statue of God.
    • David Suzuki, the environmentalist who stripped down to a fig leaf to promote his television show, tells natives they should not build casinos to make money and encourages them to stick to traditional activities like carving coffins.
    • Wearing just a fig leaf and a pair of tights to hide his modesty, Brian put on his special one-man show to help make up for the disappointment club members had when their outing to Abbey House Gardens, near Malmesbury, was hit by rain.
    • They are a political fig leaf to cover the government's embarrassment over that.