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Google Translation:
Les fourmis ne se contentent donc pas de favoriser leurs plantes-support et nourricières en éliminant ou en éloignant les insectes phytophages : elles leur fournissent, dans certains cas, un complément nutritionnel sous forme d'engrais foliair

les
     1. art. plural of le: the
     2. art. plural of la: the
     3. pron. plural of le: them
     4. pron. plural of la: them
les bonnes soeurs
ne les regarda pas
fourmis
     1. n. plural of fourmi
     2. n. pins and needles
     fourmi
          1. n. ant
          2. n. (plurale tantum) pins and needles
                Avoir des fourmis dans les jambes. - To have pins and needles in one's legs.
ne
     1. part. (literary) not (used alone to negate a verb; now chiefly with the verbs pouvoir, m)
     2. part. not, no (used before a verb, with a subsequent element following; see Usage Notes, below)
     3. part. Used in a subordinate clause before a subjunctive verb (especially when the main verb expresses doubt or fear), to provide extra overtones of doubt or uncertainty (but not negating its verb); the so-c
     4. part. In comparative clauses usually translated with the positive sense of the subsequent negative
           apprendre le français est plus facile qu'on ne pense - learning French is easier than you think
ne tombaient plus
ne les regarda pas
se
     1. pron. The third-person reflexive and reciprocal direct and indirect object pronoun.
     2. pron. (to) himself
     3. pron. (to) herself
     4. pron. (to) oneself
     5. pron. (to) itself
     6. pron. (to) themselves
     7. pron. (to) each other
se renversa
elle se troubla
contentent
     1. v. third-person plural present indicative of contenter
     2. v. third-person plural present subjunctive of contenter
     contenter
          1. v. to content, to satisfy.
          2. v. (reflexive) to content oneself, to be content qualifier, with de
                Je me contente de très peu d'argent. - I am content with very little money.
                Il s'est contenté de manger les restes. - He contented himself with eating the leftovers.
donc
     1. adv. therefore, consequently; thus.
           René Descartes, 17 Century
             (quote, fr, Je pense, donc je suis., I think, therefore I am.)
donc
donc on causa
pas
     1. n-m. step, pace, footstep
     2. n-m. (geography) strait (e.g., Pas de Calais, Strait of Dover)
     3. adv. (ne ... pas) not
           Je ne sais pas. - I don't know
     4. adv. (colloquial) not
           J’veux pas travailler. - I don't wanna work. (abbreviation of: Je ne veux pas travailler.)
ne les salua pas
pas fait un geste;
de
     1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
           Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
     2. prep. of (used to express property or association)
           Œuvres de Fermat - Fermat’s Works
           Elle est la femme de mon ami. - She is my friend’s wife.
           le voisin de Gabriel - Gabriel's neighbor
     3. prep. from (used to indicate origin)
           Elle vient de France. - She comes from France.
           Êtes-vous de Suisse ? - Are you from Switzerland?
           Ce fromage vient d’Espagne. - This cheese is from Spain.
           C’est de l’ouest de la France. - It’s from the west of France.
           Le train va de Paris à Bordeaux. - The train goes from Paris to Bordeaux.
     4. prep. of (indicates an amount)
           5 kilos de pommes. - 5 kilograms of apples.
           Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
           Une portion de frites - A portion of fries
     5. prep. used attributively, often translated into English as a compound word
           Un jus de pomme - Apple juice
           Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
           Une boîte de nuit - A nightclub
           Un chien de garde - A guarddog
           Une voiture de sport - A sportscar
           Un stade de football - A football stadium
     6. prep. from (used to indicate the start of a time or range)
           De 9:00 à 11:00 je ne serai pas libre. - From 9 to 11 I won’t be free.
           Je travaille de huit heures à midi. - I work from 8 o'clock to noon.
           un groupe de cinq à huit personnes - a group of from five to eight people
     7. prep. used after certain verbs before an infinitive, often translated into English as a gerund or an infinitive
           J’ai arrêté de fumer. - I stopped smoking.
           Il continue de m’embêter. - He keeps annoying me.
           Elle m’a dit de venir. - She told me to come.
           Nous vous exhortons de venir. - We urge you to come.
     8. prep. by (indicates the amount of change)
           Boire trois tasses par jour réduirait de 20 % les risques de contracter une maladie. - Drinking three cups a day would reduce the risks of catching an illness by 20%.
     9. art. (indefinite) some; any (in questions or negatives)
           Je voudrais de la viande. - I would like some meat.
           Est-ce qu'il y a de la bonne musique ? - Is there any good music?
           Nous cherchons du lait. - We're looking for some milk.
     10. art. (negative) a, an, any
           Elle n'a pas de mère. - She does not have a mother.
           Il n'a pas de crayon. - He does not have a pencil.
           Je n'ai pas de temps. - I do not have any time.
et les surprises de l'assaut
prit le bras de boule de suif
pas de
     1. prep. (Quebec, informal) without
           Tu shakais comme une poule pas de tête
             You were shaking like a headless chicken
favoriser
     1. v. to favour, to show a preference to something
     2. v. to prioritise
     3. v. to promote, encourage, foster
leurs
     1. det. (possessive) plural of leur Their.
     2. pron. (possessive) plural of leur Their.
leurs chefs
dissimuler leurs richesses
plantes
     1. n. plural of plante
     planter
          1. v. to plant
          2. v. to drive in (a nail, stake etc.)
          3. v. to pitch (a tent)
          4. v. (ambitransitive, computing) to crash
          5. v. (reflexive, informal, se planter) to fall off
          6. v. (reflexive, informal, se planter) to fail, to not succeed
          7. v. (reflexive, informal, se planter, a vehicle and etc) to break down
          8. v. (transitive, slang) to stab with a knife
     plante
          1. n. plant
          2. n. sole of the foot
          3. v. first-person singular present indicative of planter
          4. v. third-person singular present indicative of planter
          5. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of planter
          6. v. second-person singular imperative of planter
support
     1. n. support
     2. n. base
     3. n. (heraldry) supporter
et
     1. conj. and
et rien
et disparut
nourricières
     1. adj. feminine plural of nourricier
     nourricier
          1. adj. nourishing, sustaining
en
     1. prep. in (used to indicate space)
           J'habite en Angleterre. - I live in England.
     2. prep. by (used to indicate means)
           aller en bus - go by bus
           partir en voiture - leave by car
     3. prep. as
           Il me traite en ami. - He treats me as a friend.
           habillé en père Noël - dressed as Father Christmas
     4. prep. at (used to describe an ability)
           fort en histoire - good at history
     5. prep. of, made of (used to describe composition)
           une chaise en hêtre - a chair made of beech/a beech chair
           une fourchette en métal - a fork made of metal/a metal fork
     6. prep. in (during the following time (used for months and years))
           en 1993 - in 1993
           en janvier - in January
           en septembre 2001 - in September 2001
     7. prep. (followed by a gerund) while
     8. prep. (followed by a gerund) by, in (describing a way of getting something)
           C'est en trichant qu'il est devenu champion. - It was by cheating that he became champion.
     9. prep. in (used to describe color)
           une photo en noir et blanc - a photo in black and white
     10. prep. in (used to describe feelings)
           en détresse - in distress
           en bonne humeur - in a good mood
     11. prep. in (as part of something)
           en équipe - on a team
     12. pron. (ngd, Used as the object of a verb to indicate an indefinite quantity; of it, of them. Replaces the partitive article (du, de la, etc.))
           Tu as combien de livres ? J'en ai trois. - How many books do you have? I have three (of them).
           Y a-t-il beaucoup de pièces ? Oui. Il y en a beaucoup. - Are there many rooms? Yes, there are many (of them).
           Martin a trois sandwichs, mais j'en ai seulement deux. - Martin has three sandwiches, but I have only two (of them).
           Il y en a combien ? - How many of them are there?
           Je bois de l'alcool parce que j'en ai besoin - I drink alcohol because I need (of) it.
     13. pron. (ngd, Adverbial preposition indicating movement away from a place already mentioned.)
           Est-ce qu'elle vient de Barcelone ? Oui, elle en vient. - Does she come from Barcelona? Yes, she does.
en bas
s'en allait à pied
éliminant
     1. v. present participle of éliminer
     éliminer
          1. v. to eliminate; to phase out
ou
     1. conj. or
     2. conj. either
           Ou il est fou ou il est bête - Either he's mad or he's stupid
ou, plutôt
un jour ou l'autre
en
     1. prep. in (used to indicate space)
           J'habite en Angleterre. - I live in England.
     2. prep. by (used to indicate means)
           aller en bus - go by bus
           partir en voiture - leave by car
     3. prep. as
           Il me traite en ami. - He treats me as a friend.
           habillé en père Noël - dressed as Father Christmas
     4. prep. at (used to describe an ability)
           fort en histoire - good at history
     5. prep. of, made of (used to describe composition)
           une chaise en hêtre - a chair made of beech/a beech chair
           une fourchette en métal - a fork made of metal/a metal fork
     6. prep. in (during the following time (used for months and years))
           en 1993 - in 1993
           en janvier - in January
           en septembre 2001 - in September 2001
     7. prep. (followed by a gerund) while
     8. prep. (followed by a gerund) by, in (describing a way of getting something)
           C'est en trichant qu'il est devenu champion. - It was by cheating that he became champion.
     9. prep. in (used to describe color)
           une photo en noir et blanc - a photo in black and white
     10. prep. in (used to describe feelings)
           en détresse - in distress
           en bonne humeur - in a good mood
     11. prep. in (as part of something)
           en équipe - on a team
     12. pron. (ngd, Used as the object of a verb to indicate an indefinite quantity; of it, of them. Replaces the partitive article (du, de la, etc.))
           Tu as combien de livres ? J'en ai trois. - How many books do you have? I have three (of them).
           Y a-t-il beaucoup de pièces ? Oui. Il y en a beaucoup. - Are there many rooms? Yes, there are many (of them).
           Martin a trois sandwichs, mais j'en ai seulement deux. - Martin has three sandwiches, but I have only two (of them).
           Il y en a combien ? - How many of them are there?
           Je bois de l'alcool parce que j'en ai besoin - I drink alcohol because I need (of) it.
     13. pron. (ngd, Adverbial preposition indicating movement away from a place already mentioned.)
           Est-ce qu'elle vient de Barcelone ? Oui, elle en vient. - Does she come from Barcelona? Yes, she does.
tout en fumant
de temps en temps
éloignant
     1. v. present participle of éloigner
     éloigner
          1. v. to remove
          2. v. to distance, to draw or pull away from
          3. v. (reflexive, s'éloigner) to distance oneself, to pull oneself away from
les
     1. art. plural of le: the
     2. art. plural of la: the
     3. pron. plural of le: them
     4. pron. plural of la: them
les genoux écartés
descendirent les derniers
insectes
     1. n. plural of insecte
     insecte
          1. n. insect
phytophages
     1. adj. plural of phytophage
     phytophage
          1. adj. phytophagous
elles
     1. pron. they (female).
     2. pron. them (female).
     3. n. plural of elle
les femmes elles-mêmes
qu'elles faisaient sourire
leur
     1. pron. (personal, direct) them
     2. pron. (personal, indirect) to them
           Je leur ai donné un coup de main.
             I gave them a hand.
     3. det. (possessive) their
           Je peux voir leur maison d'ici.
             I can see their house from here.
et leur dit
passaient à leur tour
fournissent
     1. v. third-person plural present indicative of fournir
     2. v. third-person plural present subjunctive of fournir
     3. v. third-person plural imperfect subjunctive of fournir
     fournir
          1. v. to supply, to provide
                La boulangerie fournit mon restaurant en pain.
                  The bakery supplies my restaurant with bread.
          2. v. to put in
                Fournir de l'effort.
                  Put in some effort.
          3. v. (card games) To follow suit
          4. v. (slang) To poke, to shaft, to hump; to have sex
                J'ai fourni ta mère.
                  I shafted your mother.
dans
     1. prep. in (inside)
           Il habite dans le quartier le plus riche de Paris.
             He lives in the richest district of Paris.
     2. prep. in, into (from outside, to inside)
           Mettre l'argent dans la poche.
             Put money into one's pocket.
     3. prep. in (within a period of time)
           Je serai prêt dans une heure.
             I'll be ready in one hour.
     4. prep. out of, from
           Il prend le beurre dans le réfrigérateur.
             He takes the butter out of the fridge.
     5. prep. (with respect to time) during
           dans un temps donné - during a given time
     6. n. plural of dan
dans l'après-midi
on entra dans le bourg
certains
     1. adj. plural of certain
     2. pron. plural of certain: some, some people
     certain
          1. adj. certain (sure, positive)
                Il est certain qu'il viendra.
                  It is certain that he will arrive.
          2. adj. certain (fixed, determined)
          3. adj. certain (specified, particular)
          4. n. certain; certainty
          5. det. certain: a determined but unspecified amount of ; some
                Certaines personnes vont aller.
                  Some people are going.
cas
     1. n-m. case, situation
     2. n-m. (medicine) case
     3. n-m. (law) case
           cas clinique - clinical case
     4. n-m. (grammar) case
excepté en cas d'incendie
dans des cas pareils tout le monde est frère et doit s'aider
un
     1. art. an, a
     2. num. one
     3. n-m. one
     4. pron. one
tout d'un coup
un peu plus tard
complément
     1. n. complement, thing added that makes a whole
           un complément d'information
     2. n. (mathematics) complement
     3. n. (optics) complement
nutritionnel
     1. adj. nutritional
sous
     1. prep. below, under
     2. n. plural of sou
     3. n. (slang) money
retira de sous la banquette
à deux ou trois lieues sous la ville
     sou
          1. n. (historical, numismatics) sou (old French coin)
          2. n. (by extension chiefly in the colloquial) money; cash
                Tu peux me prêter des sous ? - Can you lend me some cash?
          3. n. (Quebec, Louisiana, colloquial) cent (one hundredth of a dollar)
                Ça va être six piastres et vingt-cinq sous, s'il te plaît. - That'll be six dollars and twenty-five cents, please.
forme
     1. n. shape (geometrical representation)
     2. n. shape (physical appearance)
     3. n. form
     former
          1. v. to form (generic sense)
          2. v. to shape (to make into a certain shape)
          3. v. to train; to educate
de
     1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
           Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
     2. prep. of (used to express property or association)
           Œuvres de Fermat - Fermat’s Works
           Elle est la femme de mon ami. - She is my friend’s wife.
           le voisin de Gabriel - Gabriel's neighbor
     3. prep. from (used to indicate origin)
           Elle vient de France. - She comes from France.
           Êtes-vous de Suisse ? - Are you from Switzerland?
           Ce fromage vient d’Espagne. - This cheese is from Spain.
           C’est de l’ouest de la France. - It’s from the west of France.
           Le train va de Paris à Bordeaux. - The train goes from Paris to Bordeaux.
     4. prep. of (indicates an amount)
           5 kilos de pommes. - 5 kilograms of apples.
           Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
           Une portion de frites - A portion of fries
     5. prep. used attributively, often translated into English as a compound word
           Un jus de pomme - Apple juice
           Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
           Une boîte de nuit - A nightclub
           Un chien de garde - A guarddog
           Une voiture de sport - A sportscar
           Un stade de football - A football stadium
     6. prep. from (used to indicate the start of a time or range)
           De 9:00 à 11:00 je ne serai pas libre. - From 9 to 11 I won’t be free.
           Je travaille de huit heures à midi. - I work from 8 o'clock to noon.
           un groupe de cinq à huit personnes - a group of from five to eight people
     7. prep. used after certain verbs before an infinitive, often translated into English as a gerund or an infinitive
           J’ai arrêté de fumer. - I stopped smoking.
           Il continue de m’embêter. - He keeps annoying me.
           Elle m’a dit de venir. - She told me to come.
           Nous vous exhortons de venir. - We urge you to come.
     8. prep. by (indicates the amount of change)
           Boire trois tasses par jour réduirait de 20 % les risques de contracter une maladie. - Drinking three cups a day would reduce the risks of catching an illness by 20%.
     9. art. (indefinite) some; any (in questions or negatives)
           Je voudrais de la viande. - I would like some meat.
           Est-ce qu'il y a de la bonne musique ? - Is there any good music?
           Nous cherchons du lait. - We're looking for some milk.
     10. art. (negative) a, an, any
           Elle n'a pas de mère. - She does not have a mother.
           Il n'a pas de crayon. - He does not have a pencil.
           Je n'ai pas de temps. - I do not have any time.
ils sont de plus loin;
des petits points de feu
engrais
     1. n-m. fertilizer
foliair
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