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In British English, a chemist is a person who is qualified to prepare and sell drugs and medicines.
In American English, someone like this is usually called a pharmacist.
In both British and American English, a chemist is also a person who studies chemistry or who does work connected with chemical research.
|Noun||1.||chemist - a scientist who specializes in chemistry|
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
biochemist - someone with special training in biochemistry
phytochemist - a chemist who specializes in the chemistry of plants
scientist - a person with advanced knowledge of one or more sciences
|2.||chemist - 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