drug store

drugstore

[druhg-stawr, -stohr]
noun
the place of business of a druggist, usually also selling cosmetics, stationery, toothpaste, mouthwash, cigarettes, etc., and sometimes soft drinks and light meals.
Also, drug store.


Origin:
1800–10, Americanism; drug1 + store

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drugstore (ˈdrʌɡˌstɔː)
 
n
(US), (Canadian) a shop where medical prescriptions are made up and a wide variety of goods and sometimes light meals are sold

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