By Deane Barker

Definition: relating to a riverbank

It’s generally used to mean anything on the land adjacent to a river.

Why I Looked It Up

From Bet the Farm: The Dollars and Sense of Growing Food in America:

Much of the land we leased from John’s dad held forests or riparian zones (the areas around creeks and ponds, full of trees and wildlife)…

This is item #633 in a sequence of 813 items.

You can use your left/right arrow keys to navigate