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water right

noun
1.
the right to make use of the water from a particular stream, lake, or irrigation canal.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for water rights

water right

noun
1.
the right to make use of a water supply, as for irrigation
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