Definition of overhunting in English:

overhunting

noun

  • Hunting to excess; unsustainable hunting, especially of a population or species of animal.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From over- + hunting.

Pronunciation

overhunting

/ˌəʊvəˈhʌntɪŋ/