dropsical

[ drop-si-kuh l ]
/ ˈdrɒp sɪ kəl /

adjective

of, like, or affected with dropsy.

Origin of dropsical

First recorded in 1670–80; drops(y) + -ical
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Word Origin and History for dropsical

dropsical


adj.

1680s; see dropsy + -ical.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for dropsical

dropsical

[ drŏpsĭ-kəl ]

adj.

Relating to or suffering from dropsy.
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