Definitions for "Riparian"
Of or pertaining to the bank of a river; as, riparian rights.
Pertaining to land that is next to water, where plant communities dependent on a permanent water source are found.
An area of land spanning from a stream's edge to roughly 30-60 meters away.
Located along the edge of a channel, generally on the floodplain. Characterized by access to and influence of the channel, but not in it.