riverine

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adjective riv·er·ine \ˈri-və-ˌrīn, -ˌrēn\

Definition of riverine

  1. 1 :  relating to, formed by, or resembling a river

  2. 2 :  living or situated on the banks of a river

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First Known Use of riverine

1853

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