Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

dispensary

play
noun dis·pen·sa·ry \di-ˈspen(t)s-(ə-)rē\

Simple Definition of dispensary

  • : a place where medicine or minor medical treatment is given

Full Definition of dispensary

plural dis·pen·sa·ries

  1. :  a place where medicine or medical or dental treatment is dispensed

1699

First Known Use of dispensary

1699

Rhymes with dispensary


Medical Dictionary

dispensary

play
noun dis·pen·sa·ry \dis-ˈpen(t)s-(ə-)rē\

Medical Definition of dispensary

plural dis·pen·sa·ries

  1. :  a place where medicine or medical or dental treatment is dispensed




Learn More about dispensary

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "dispensary"


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up dispensary? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 7, 2016

a slight offense

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

spindrift pince-nez kittly-benders duvet
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ