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druggist

Definition:

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

Class:

person noun (people)

Related to:

drug

Plural:

druggists

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

apothecary | chemist | pharmacist | Phar. [abbreviation] | phar. [abbreviation] | Pharm. [abbreviation] | pharm. [abbreviation] | pill pusher [informal] | pill roller [informal] | pothecary [Britain, dialectal]

Etymology:

French droguiste, from drogue "drug"
(Source: Oxford Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Pharmacist | Pharmacists | druggists | chemists

healthcare professionals who practice in pharmacy, the field of health sciences focusing on safe and effective medication use. The role of the pharmacist has shifted from the classical "lick, stick, and pour" dispensary role, to being an integrated... (38 of 4214 words, 1 image)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Pharmacist

Collins Dictionary:

druggist [United States, Canadian] | pharmacist [synonym]

a person qualified to prepare and dispense drugs (8 of 294 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/druggist

Merriam-Webster:

druggist | pharmacist [synonym] | apothecary [synonym] | chemist [British, synonym] | pharmacologist [similar]

a person who sells or dispenses drugs and medicines: as ; "pharmacist" ; one who owns or manages a drugstore (20 of 72 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/druggist

Cambridge Dictionary:

chemist [entry 2] | druggist | pharmacist | chemist's | drugstore | pharmacy

[British] ([United States] "druggist":, "pharmacist") a person whose job is to prepare and sell medicines in a shop | [British] ([British] ... (20 of 52 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/chemist 2

Oxford Dictionary:

druggist

Syllabification: (drugĀ·gist) | [North American] | a pharmacist or retailer of medicinal drugs. (11 of 45 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/druggist

druggist [North American]

a pharmacist or retailer of medicinal drugs (7 of 42 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/druggist

New World Dictionary:

druggist

a dealer in drugs, medical equipment, etc. | a person authorized to fill prescriptions; pharmacist | [United States] an owner or manager of a ... (22 of 30 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/druggist

Random House Dictionary:

druggist

a person who compounds or prepares drugs according to medical prescriptions; apothecary; pharmacist; dispensing chemist. | the owner or operator of a ... (21 of 29 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/druggist

Macmillan British Dictionary:

druggist [countable, United States] | druggists [plural]

a chemist (2 of 28 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/druggist

Wiktionary:

druggist | druggists [plural] | apothecary [synonym] | chemist [synonym] | pharmacist [synonym]

A manufacturer and vendor of drugs and medicines. (8 of 25 words, 1 usage example)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/druggist

American Heritage Dictionary:

druggist

A pharmacist. | One who sells drugs. (6 of 9 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/druggist

Britannica Encyclopedia:

PCP [drug] | phencyclidine | angel dust [byname]

hallucinogenic drug with anesthetic properties, having the chemical name 1-(1-phencyclohexyl) piperidine. PCP was first developed in 1956 by Parke ... (19 of 354 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/447627​/PCP

Columbia Encyclopedia:

pharmacy

art of compounding and dispensing drugs and medication. The term is also applied to an establishment used for such purposes. Until modern times ... (23 of 141 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0838697​.html

Encarta Dictionary:

druggist | druggists [plural]

a pharmacist who runs a drugstore | Same as pharmacist (9 of 24 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861606720​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Oxford Dictionary:

druggist

First use: early 17th century

Origin: French droguiste, from drogue "drug"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/druggist

New World Dictionary:

druggist

Origin: French droguiste from Old French drogue, "drug"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/druggist

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

druggist [United States, Canadian]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "druggist"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/druggist

Macmillan American Dictionary:

druggist [countable, United States] | druggists [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "druggist"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/druggist

Macmillan British Dictionary:

druggist [countable, United States] | druggists [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "druggist"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/druggist

Cambridge Dictionary:

druggist [United States]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "druggist"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "druggist"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/druggist

the Free Dictionary:

druggist

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "druggist"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "druggist"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "druggist" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/druggist

Google Dictionary:

druggist | druggists [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "druggist"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

druggist

Audio: North American pronunciation of "druggist"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=druggi​02 word=druggist

YourDictionary Audio:

druggist

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "druggist" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/druggist

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