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Word of the Day 07/10/15 Riparian

Riparian (adjective, noun)
riparian [ri-pair-ee-uh n, rahy-]


adjective
1. of, relating to, or situated or dwelling on the bank of a river or other body of water: riparian villas.

noun
2. Law. a person who owns land on the bank of a natural watercourse or body of water.

Origin: 1840-50; < Latin ripari (us) that frequents riverbanks ( rip (a) bank of a river+ -arius -ary ) + -an

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