Overgrazing is when a plant or animal eats too much food. This can lead to the plant or animal becoming unhealthy and eventually dying.

  • The overgrazing of the trees is causing the soil to become dry and brittle.

  • The overgrazing of the animals is causing them to become sick and weak.

Definition of overgrazing


To graze land excessively, to the detriment of the land and its vegetation


To allow animals to graze excessively


Excessive grazing to an extent that the land is damaged.

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