Feige

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Etymology[edit]

From Old High German fīga, from Old French figue, from Latin ficus.

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Noun[edit]

Feige f (genitive Feige, plural Feigen)

  1. A fig
  2. (figuratively) A coward
    • Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Egmont, Scene II.
      ...der Kerker ist's, des Grabes Vorbild, dem Helden wie dem Feigen widerlich.
      ...'t is the dungeon, emblem of the grave, revolting alike to the hero and the coward.
  3. (vulgar) vulva

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