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pharmacist

[ fahr-muh-sist ]
/ ˈfɑr mə sɪst /
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noun
a person licensed to prepare and dispense drugs and medicines; druggist; apothecary; pharmaceutical chemist.
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Also phar·ma·ceu·tist [fahr-muh-soo-tist]. /ˌfɑr məˈsu tɪst/.

Origin of pharmacist

First recorded in 1825–35; pharmac(y) + -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for pharmacist

pharmacist

less commonly pharmaceutist (ˌfɑːməˈsjuːtɪst)

/ (ˈfɑːməsɪst) /

noun
a person qualified to prepare and dispense drugs
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Medical definitions for pharmacist

pharmacist
[ färmə-sĭst ]

n.
One who prepares and dispenses drugs; a druggist.
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