dispensary

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

Definition of dispensary

plural

dispensaries

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

1699

First Known Use of dispensary

1699


DISPENSARY Defined for English Language Learners

dispensary

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

Definition of dispensary for English Language Learners

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


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dispensary

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

Medical Definition of dispensary

plural

dispensaries

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

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