|1.||pathol a condition characterized by an accumulation of watery fluid in the tissues or in a body cavity|
|2.||slang a tip or bribe|
|[C13: shortened from ydropesie, from Latin hydrōpisis, from Greek hudrōps, from hudōr water]|
dropsical drop·si·cal (drŏp'sĭ-kəl)
Relating to or suffering from dropsy.