fourmi translation | French-English dictionary

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fourmi

  

      nf  
   (=insecte)   ant
     (fig)  
avoir des fourmis      to have pins and needles  
avoir des fourmis dans les jambes      to have pins and needles in one's legs  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

four, fourbi, fourme, fourni

fourmi n.
ant

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
nf.
worker ant
n.
termite
n.
painstaking job
[Bus.]
exp.
"the Grasshopper and the Ant" by Aesop
n.
queen ant
v.
have pins and needles
n.
anthill
n.
pins and needles in the legs
exp.
to have pins and needles in one's legs
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'fourmi' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
n.
fourmi soldat
n.
fourmi soldat
nm.
fourmi-lion
insecte
n.
reine des fourmis
exp.
avoir des fourmis
n.
invasion de fourmis
n.
fourmis ; épingles et aiguilles
exp.
avoir des fourmis dans les pieds
[Fig.]
npl.
1) fourmis, 2) épingles et aiguilles
"fourmi": examples and translations in context
Les nouveaux taxons portent le nom de leur fourmi-hôte.» The new taxa are named according to their ant host. '
Explorez minutieusement ce lieu comme si vous étiez une fourmi : Explore this site in great detail as though you were an ant:
Syndrome de la fourmi invasive: l'expansion des fourmis noires en Europe Invasive ant syndrome: garden ant supercolonies thrive in Europe
Sa belle-mère refusait de la toucher, la traitant de “fourmi” inutile. Her stepmother refused to touch her, and called her a worthless, helpless “ant.”
C'est là que le champignon germe pour s'extraire de la tête du cadavre de la fourmi. There, the fungus spores erupt out of the ant's head.
Fini, Lucas le Destructeur, place à Rokai la fourmi. No more Lucas the Destroyer... ...but Rokai the ant.
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