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apothecary

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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

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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

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The first known use of apothecary was in the 14th century

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“Apothecary.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/apothecary. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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