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n. pl. a·poth·e·car·ies
1. One that prepares and sells drugs and other medicines; a pharmacist.
2. See pharmacy.
[Middle English apotecarie, from Old French apotecaire and from Medieval Latin apothēcārius, both from Late Latin, clerk, from Latin apothēca, storehouse, from Greek apothēkē : apo-, away; see apo- + thēkē, receptacle; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.]
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n, pl -caries
1. (Pharmacology) an archaic word for pharmacist
2. (Law) law a chemist licensed by the Society of Apothecaries of London to prescribe, prepare, and sell drugs
[C14: from Old French apotecaire, from Late Latin apothēcārius warehouseman, from apothēca, from Greek apothēkē storehouse]
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a•poth•e•car•y(əˈpɒθ əˌkɛr i)
n., pl. -car•ies.
1. a druggist; pharmacist.
2. a pharmacy; drugstore.
[1325–75; Middle English (< Old French) < Medieval Latin apothēcārius seller of spices and drugs, Late Latin: shopkeeper]
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1. apharmacy.See also: Drugs
2. a pharmacist.
2. a pharmacist.
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|Noun||1.||apothecary - a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs|
caregiver, health care provider, health professional, PCP, primary care provider - a person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability
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apothecary(o.f.) [əˈpɒθɪkərɪ] N → boticario m
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apothecary[əˈpɒθɪkri] (old-fashioned) n → apothicaire m
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apothecary[əˈpɒθɪkərɪ] n → farmacista m/f
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