riparian right

noun

Definition of riparian right

  1. :  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


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riparian right

noun

Legal Definition of riparian right

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


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