a store where medical prescriptions are filled and drugs, medical supplies, toiletries, etc. are sold
also drug store
A store where prescriptions are filled and drugs and other articles are sold; a pharmacy.
- Most drugstores also carry an assortment of other health and beauty products, and some may carry many other products such as groceries, books and magazines, consumer electronics, etc. Some drugstores may obtain the majority of their revenue from these additional products.
- Some supermarkets (large grocers) and department stores may have a pharmacy inside the main store, but such a pharmacy is not usually referred to as a drugstore.