druggist

[ druhg-ist ]
/ ˈdrʌg ɪst /

noun

a person who compounds or prepares drugs according to medical prescriptions; apothecary; pharmacist; dispensing chemist.
the owner or operator of a drugstore.

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Origin of druggist

1605–15; drug1 + -ist; compare French droguiste
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British Dictionary definitions for druggist

druggist
/ (ˈdrʌɡɪst) /

noun

US and Canadian a person qualified to prepare and dispense drugsAlso called: pharmacist
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