Meaning of apothecary

a•poth•e•car•y

Pronunciation: (u-poth'u-ker"ē), [key]
— pl. -car•ies.
  1. a druggist; a pharmacist.
  2. a pharmacy or drugstore.
  3. (esp. in England and Ireland) a druggist licensed to prescribe medicine.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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