pharmacopolist

noun

phar·​ma·​cop·​o·​list
ˌfärməˈkäpələ̇st,
ˌfȧm-
plural -s
archaic
: one who sells drugs : apothecary

Word History

Etymology

Latin pharmacopola seller of drugs (from Greek pharmakopōlēs, from pharmako- pharmaco- + -polēs seller, from pōlein to sell) + English -ist

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“Pharmacopolist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pharmacopolist. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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