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riparian

1. of, inhabiting, or situated on the bank of a river
2. denoting or relating to the legal rights of the owner of land on a river bank, such as fishing or irrigation
3. Property law a person who owns land on a river bank
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riparian

[rə′per·ē·ən]
(biology)
Living or located on a riverbank.
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