pothecary

[ poth-i-ker-ee ]
/ ˈpɒθ ɪˌkɛr i /
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noun, plural poth·e·car·ies. British Dialect.


Nearby words

  1. potently,
  2. potenza,
  3. potestas,
  4. potful,
  5. pothead,
  6. potheen,
  7. pother,
  8. potherb,
  9. potholder,
  10. pothole

Origin of pothecary

1350–1400; Middle English potecarie, aphetic variant of apothecarie apothecary

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British Dictionary definitions for pothecary

pothecary

/ (ˈpɒθɪkərɪ) /

noun plural -caries

an archaic or Brit dialect variant of apothecary
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