What is the difference between pharmacist and apothecary?
Pharmacist is a synonym of apothecary.
As nouns the difference between pharmacist and apothecary
is that pharmacist
is (pharmacy) a professional who dispenses prescription drugs in a hospital or retail pharmacy while apothecary
is a person who makes and provides/sells drugs and/or medicines.
(pharmacy) A professional who dispenses prescription drugs in a hospital or retail pharmacy.
(pharmacy, academic) One who studies pharmacy.
A person who makes and provides/sells drugs and/or medicines.
* , scene 3 (First Folio ed.)
A drugstore or pharmacy.
* 1919 , S.A., “Pharmacy in Russia”, in Soviet Russia , volume 1, number 27,
- O true Apothecarie !
Thy drugs are quicke. Thus with a ki??e I die.
* 1998 , Karen Holliday Tanner, Doc Holliday: A Family Portrait , University of Oklahoma Press (2001), ISBN 978-0-8061-3320-1,
- The Russian people as a whole almost revered the apothecary , and they entered it as they would enter a sanctum.
* 2001 , Audrey Horning, “Archeology and the Science of Discovery”, in Barbara Heath et al., Jamestown Archeological Assessment , U.S. National Parks Service,
- He was befriended by a local druggist, Jay Miller, who worked at the apothecary at the corner of Sixth and Harrison Street.
- Seeds found in a 1630s refuse-filled clay borrow pit, located near an apothecary , illustrate colonists (SIC) intense interest in experimenting with the medicinal qualities of New World plants.
* (person who makes and sells drugs) druggist, pharmacist, chemist
* (store that sells drugs) drugstore; pharmacy; apothecary's shop, apothecary's (UK)