stream·​side ˈstrēm-ˌsīd How to pronounce streamside (audio)
: the land bordering on a stream

Examples of streamside in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Workers raised sturgeon eggs and larvae in streamside rearing facilities for protection, then released into local waters. Jenna Prestininzi, Detroit Free Press, 6 Jan. 2023 Some of the most beleaguered populations are those that lie downstream from dams or in areas where land clearing or livestock grazing has eliminated streamside vegetation, including the trees whose roots buttress platypus burrows. April Reese, Discover Magazine, 20 May 2019 Nombre de Dios streamside frog, an amphibian that suffers from logging and deforestation related to agriculture. Susan Cosier, Scientific American, 31 May 2022 The new inhabitants cut down streamside vegetation that once slowed and absorbed rains, causing floods. Erica Gies, Scientific American, 16 Mar. 2022 It’s not uncommon for hikers to get lost in the state park, which spans 8,000 acres, including several miles of streamside trails twisting through sycamore woodlands. Marisa Gerber, Los Angeles Times, 17 Jan. 2022 Small grasshoppers have been observed in some areas, with some caddis in the streamside vegetation. Bob Timmons, Star Tribune, 15 July 2021 Shade from the replanted streamside trees helps keep the water cold and protects the habitat. Joan Rusek, cleveland, 15 June 2021 Upper-basin ranchers could diversify their business, producing grass-fed beef as well as streamside wetlands where baby fish can grow. Emma Marris, The Atlantic, 5 June 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1844, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of streamside was in 1844

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“Streamside.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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