Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Dropsical, or resembling dropsy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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

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