riparian right

noun

Definition of riparian right

: a right (such as access to or use of the shore, bed, and water) of one owning riparian land

First Known Use of riparian right

circa 1860, in the meaning defined above

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“Riparian right.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/riparian%20right. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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riparian right

noun

Legal Definition of riparian right

: the right of one owning riparian land to have access to and use of the shore and water

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