chemist's shop


chemist's shop
noun
a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
Derivationally related forms: ↑pharmaceutic (for: ↑pharmacy), ↑pharmaceutical (for: ↑pharmacy)
Hypernyms: ↑shop, ↑store
Part Meronyms: ↑pharmacopoeia

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noun

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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