overfarm

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

over- +‎ farm

VerbEdit

overfarm (third-person singular simple present overfarms, present participle overfarming, simple past and past participle overfarmed)

  1. (transitive) To farm too much.
    • 2009 August 17, Jeffrey Gettleman, “Ripples of Dispute Surround Tiny Island in East Africa”, New York Times:
      According to Henry Aryamanya-Mugisha, director of Uganda’s environmental protection agency, overpopulation and overfarming on the Kenyan side of the lake are decimating these wetlands where the fish spawn.
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