from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Dropsical.
  • adj. Insatiably thirsty (like someone with dropsy).
  • adj. Swollen with water.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Dropsical, or resembling dropsy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Containing or produced by water; dropsical.
  • n. A medicine that relieves or cures dropsy.
  • n. A dropsical person.


From Old French ydropique, from Latin hyropicus, from Ancient Greek ὑδρωπικός (hudrōpikos), from ὕδρωψ (hudrōps). (Wiktionary)


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