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Definition of "overgrazing" []

  • Present participle of overgraze. (verb)
  • Excessive grazing to an extent that the land is damaged. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "overgrazing" in a sentence
  • "Now that wolves are back, the overgrazing is being limited and trees are once again able to grow to that critical height."
  • "In my view, the Fed on the whole acts very cautiously when establishing Federal land use, and to some degree (such as overgrazing in New Mexico) not strongly enough."
  • "Nonetheless, Yamal Nenets are currently showing signs of stress adapting to the recent barrage of simultaneous changes in their homeland – from health and demography [3] to questions of land tenure [4] and increasingly severe "overgrazing", predation, and poaching on reindeer pastures [5]."