Openverse Syntax Guide
When you search, you can enter special symbols or words to your search term to make your search results more precise.
Search for an exact match
To search for an exact word or phrase, put it inside quotes. For example, "Claude Monet".
To exclude a term from your results, put the - minus operator in front of it. Example: dog -pug
This will search for media related to "dog" but won't include results related to "pug".