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1. apothecary

noun. ['əˈpɑːθəˌkɛri'] a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs.

Synonyms

  • chemist
  • pharmacologist
  • caregiver
  • pill pusher
  • pill roller
  • PCP
  • pharmaceutical chemist
  • health professional
  • primary care provider
  • health care provider
  • druggist

Etymology

  • apotecaire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • apothecarius (Latin)

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Rhymes with Apothecary

  • actuary
  • ancillary
  • arbitrary
  • arbitrary
  • aviary
  • budgetary
  • contemporary
  • customary
  • deflationary
  • dictionary
  • dietary
  • dignitary
  • disciplinary
  • discretionary
  • disinflationary
  • dispensary
  • diversionary
  • diversionary
  • dromedary
  • emissary

How do you pronounce apothecary?

Pronounce apothecary as əˈpɑθəˌkɛri.

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Sentences with apothecary


1. Noun, singular or mass
The apothecary of the ancient world was a purveyor of spices, wine and other luxury items.

2. Adjective
had begun making chocolate in his apothecary shop in the mid 1700s.

Quotes about apothecary


1. true apothecary thy drugs art quick
- William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

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