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forest vs riparian forest riparian forest vs forest

forest and riparian forest both are nouns.

forest is a verb but riparian forest is not a verb.

As nouns, riparian forest is a hyponym of forest; that is, riparian forest is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than forest and riparian forest is a type of forest with the definitions:
  • land that is covered with trees and shrubs
Other hyponyms of forest include greenwood, silva, sylva, tree farm.
forest (noun) riparian forest (noun)
the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area woodlands along the banks of stream or river
land that is covered with trees and shrubs
forest (verb) riparian forest (verb)
establish a forest on previously unforested land