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mordiller

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Definition: to nibble, chew on

Il ne faut pas mordiller son crayon - You shouldn't chew on your pencil

Je n'aime pas les chiens qui mordillent pour jouer - I don't like dogs that nibble playfully

Related: le mordillage - nibble, nibbling; le mordillement - nibbling; mordre - to bite

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