druggist

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EtymologyEdit

From French droguiste, replacing earlier drugger. See drug.

NounEdit

druggist (plural druggists)

  1. A manufacturer and vendor of drugs and medicines.
    For sale by all druggists
    • 1777: Sir Lucius Cary (John Bell ed.), An Elegy on Dr. Donne (in Bell's Edition) [1]
      No druggist of the soul bestow'd on all / So catholicly a curing cordial.

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