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pharmacist

[fahr-muh-sist] /ˈfɑr mə sɪst/
noun
1.
a person licensed to prepare and dispense drugs and medicines; druggist; apothecary; pharmaceutical chemist.
Also, pharmaceutist
[fahr-muh-soo-tist] /ˌfɑr məˈsu tɪst/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; pharmac(y) + -ist
Synonyms
chemist.
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British Dictionary definitions for pharmacist

pharmacist

/ˈfɑːməsɪst/
noun
1.
a person qualified to prepare and dispense drugs
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Word Origin and History for pharmacist
n.

1811; see pharmacy + -ist. Replaced obsolete pharmacian (1720). The Latin word was pharmacopola, the Greek pharmakopoles.

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pharmacist in Medicine

pharmacist phar·ma·cist (fär'mə-sĭst)
n.
One who prepares and dispenses drugs; a druggist.

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