Synonyms and Antonyms of apothecary
1 a person who prepares drugs according to a doctor's prescription <in olden days the apothecary had few drugs that actually cured anything, most substances being little more than pain relievers> Synonyms druggist, chemist [British], pharmacistRelated Words pharmacologist
2 a retail store where medicines and miscellaneous articles are sold <the historic village boasts an old-fashioned apothecary that's been there for almost a century and a half> Synonyms drugstore, pharmacyRelated Words dispensary; sick bay
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