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or drug store

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

An Americanism dating back to 1800–10; drug1 + store
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Related Words for drugstore

shop, emporium, boutique, outlet, market, supermarket, deli, showroom, drugstore, mart, super, stand, repository, storehouse, bazaar, booth, business, delicatessen, exchange, fair

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British Dictionary definitions for drugstore


  1. US and 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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