drug"gist(?), n. [F. droguiste, fr. drogue. See 3d Drug.] 1. One who deals in drugs; especially, one who buys and sells drugs without compounding them; one who owns or operates a drugstore.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
2. one who compounds drugs or distributes drugs into containers for distribution to customers; a pharmacist or apothecary.
Syn. -- dispensing chemist. [PJC]
The same person often serves as both pharmacist and retail seller of drugs. See the Note under Apothecary.
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