drugstore

or drug store

[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.

Nearby words

  1. druglord,
  2. drugmaker,
  3. drugola,
  4. drugpusher,
  5. drugs,
  6. drugstore cowboy,
  7. druid,
  8. druid stone,
  9. druidess,
  10. druidic

Origin of drugstore

An Americanism dating back to 1800–10; drug1 + store

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British Dictionary definitions for drugstore

drugstore

noun

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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