Etymology
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pharmacist (n.)

"a druggist, apothecary, one skilled in pharmacy," 1811; see pharmacy + -ist. Replaced obsolete pharmacian (1720). Pharmaceutist in this sense is attested from 1785. The Latin word was pharmacopola, the Greek pharmakopoles.

updated on August 03, 2020

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Definitions of pharmacist from WordNet

pharmacist (n.)
a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs;
Synonyms: druggist / chemist / apothecary / pill pusher / pill roller
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