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Noun: apothecary  u'pó-thu,ke-ree [N. Amer], u'pó-thi-k(u-)ree [Brit]
Usage: archaic
  1. A health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
    - pharmacist, druggist [N. Amer], chemist, pill pusher [informal], pill roller [informal]

Derived forms: apothecaries

Type of: caregiver [N. Amer], carer [Brit], health care provider, health professional, PCP, primary care provider

Encyclopedia: Apothecary