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APOTHECARY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does apothecary mean? 

APOTHECARY (noun)
  The noun APOTHECARY has 1 sense:

1. a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs

  Familiarity information: APOTHECARY used as a noun is very rare.


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APOTHECARY (noun)


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Meaning:

A health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

apothecary; druggist; pharmacist; pill pusher; pill roller; chemist

Hypernyms ("apothecary" is a kind of...):

caregiver; health care provider; health professional (a person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "apothecary"):

pharmaceutical chemist; pharmacologist (someone trained in the science of drugs (their composition and uses and effects))


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