源自古法語 apotecaire,源自中世紀拉丁語 apothecarius (店主),源自apotheca (商店),早期形式拉丁語 apotheca (仓库),源自古希臘語 ἀποθήκη (apothḗkē, 仓库),源自ἀπό (apó, 出,离) + τίθημι (títhēmi, 放置),即“用来把东西放起来的地方”。boutique and bodega同源對似詞



apothecary (複數 apothecaries)

  1. (美國古舊英國過時) pharmacist (药剂师)之同義詞(歷史) (中世纪或近现代时的)药剂师,卖药人
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    • 1838 (date written), L[etitia] E[lizabeth] L[andon], 章號 V, 出自 Lady Anne Granard; or, Keeping up Appearances. [], 卷 I, London: Henry Colburn, [], 出版於 1842, →OCLC頁號 62:
      The girls, though their illness was long and dangerous, recovered under Mrs. Palmer's care, who watched over them as if they had been her own; and from that time an affection, as valuable as it was pleasant, sprang up between them. When Lady Anne returned, she called, and talked about every thing but the apothecary's bill.
    • 1886, Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, 譯者 H.L. Brækstad, Folk and Fairy Tales,頁號 2:
      It amused me to see the bustle and the life in the apothecary's shop across the street.
  2. (古舊歷史) pharmacy (药店)之同義詞
    • 1919, S.A., “Pharmacy in Russia”, in Soviet Russia, volume 1, number 27, page 6:
      The Russian people as a whole almost revered the apothecary, and they entered it as they would enter a sanctum.
    • 1998, Karen Holliday Tanner, Doc Holliday: A Family Portrait, University of Oklahoma Press, 出版於 2001, →ISBN頁號s 205–206:
      He was befriended by a local druggist, Jay Miller, who worked at the apothecary at the corner of Sixth and Harrison Street.
    • 2001, Audrey Horning, “Archeology and the Science of Discovery”, in Barbara Heath et al., Jamestown Archeological Assessment, U.S. National Parks Service, page 31:
      Seeds found in a 1630s refuse-filled clay borrow pit, located near an apothecary, illustrate colonists[sic,意為colonists’] intense interest in experimenting with the medicinal qualities of New World plants.
  3. (不常見) 药瓶,装药的玻璃广口瓶