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Aesopian

[ee-soh-pee-uh n, ee-sop-ee-] /iˈsoʊ pi ən, iˈsɒp i-/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Aesop or his fables:
a story that points an Aesopian moral.
2.
conveying meaning by hint, euphemism, innuendo, or the like: In the candidate's Aesopian language, “soft on Communism” was to be interpreted as “Communist sympathizer.”.
Also, Aesopic
[ee-sop-ik] /iˈsɒp ɪk/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of Aesopian
1870-1875
1870-75; < Late Latin Aesōpi(us) + -an
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