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riverine


adjective

  1. of or relating to a river.
  2. situated or dwelling beside a river.

adjective

  1. of, like, relating to, or produced by a river
  2. located or dwelling near a river; riparian
adj.

1849, from river + -ine (1). French form riverain is attested from 1858.

  1. Relating to, formed by, or resembling a river.
  2. Relating to a system of inland wetlands and deep-water habitats associated with nontidal flowing water, characterized by the absence of trees, shrubs, or emergent vegetation. Compare lacustrine marine palustrine.

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