overnourish

verb over·nour·ish \ ˌō-vər-ˈnər-ish , -ˈnə-rish \

Definition of overnourish

overnourished; overnourishing
: to nourish or feed to excess
  • overnourishing the plants
  • overnourished animals

overnourishment

play \ˌō-vər-ˈnər-ish-mənt, -ˈnə-rish-\ noun
    • … the peculiarly modern problem of overnourishment.
    • —Daniel Akst

First Known Use of overnourish

1661

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