The occupation of a pharmacist.
Other Word Forms of Pharmacy
Origin of Pharmacy
From Old French farmacie (modern French pharmacie), from Medieval Latin pharmacia, from Ancient Greek φαρμακεία (pharmakeia, “the use of drugs"), from φάρμακον (pharmakon, “a drug, charm, enchantment"), from Ancient Greek φαρμακίς (pharmakis, “witch").
Middle English farmacie a purgative from Old French from Medieval Latin pharmacīa a medicine from Greek pharmakeia use of drugs from pharmakon drug
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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