riverine

[riv-uh-rahyn, -reen, -er-in]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a river.
2.
situated or dwelling beside a river.

Origin:
1855–60; river1 + -ine1

transriverine, adjective
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riverine (ˈrɪvəˌraɪn)
 
adj
1.  of, like, relating to, or produced by a river
2.  located or dwelling near a river; riparian

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riverine  [%PREMIUM_LINK%]     (rĭv'ə-rīn', -rēn')  Pronunciation Key 
  1. Relating to, formed by, or resembling a river.

  2. Relating to a system of inland wetlands and deep-water habitats associated with nontidal flowing water, characterized by the absence of trees, shrubs, or emergent vegetation. Compare lacustrine, marine, palustrine.


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