overgraze

[oh-ver-greyz, oh-ver-greyz]
verb (used with object), overgrazed, overgrazing.
to graze (land) to excess.

Origin:
over- + graze1

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overgraze (ˌəʊvəˈɡreɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to graze (land) beyond its capacity to sustain stock

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Example sentences
It was here that he witnessed the overgrazing of land.
The effects of overgrazing and non-native plant invasion should be mitigated to
  improve conditions for breeding birds.
The plant is eaten by livestock, so it is best to look for it in pastures
  without a long history of overgrazing.
The topsoil was already damaged by the overgrazing of cattle and sheep.
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