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overgraze

[oh-ver-greyz, oh-ver-greyz] /ˌoʊ vərˈgreɪz, ˈoʊ vərˌgreɪz/
verb (used with object), overgrazed, overgrazing.
1.
to graze (land) to excess.
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overgraze

/ˌəʊvəˈɡreɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to graze (land) beyond its capacity to sustain stock
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adj.

of grassland, 1929, from over- + past participle of graze (v.).

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