Apothecary - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈpɑːθəkeri|  American pronunciation of the word apothecary
Brit.  |əˈpɒθɪk(ə)ri|  British pronunciation of the word apothecary

noun

- a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs (syn: chemist, druggist, pharmacist)

Examples

...in olden days the apothecary had few drugs that actually cured anything, most substances being little more than pain relievers...

...the historic village boasts an old-fashioned apothecary that's been there for almost a century and a half...

The apothecary cooked the medicinal mixture in a big iron kettle

Word forms

noun
singular: apothecary
plural: apothecaries
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