pharmacist etymology

English word pharmacist comes from English -ist, English pharmacy

Detailed word origin of pharmacist

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ist English (eng) Added to words to form nouns denoting:. A person who holds bigoted, partial views.. A person who uses a technological device of some kind. ;a person with a particular creative or academic role. ;one who has a certain political tendency. ;one who owns or manages something. ;one who subscribes to a particular theological doctrine or religious denomination;.
pharmacy English (eng) (countable) A place where prescription drugs are dispensed, a dispensary.. (uncountable) The occupation of a pharmacist.. (uncountable) The science of medicinal substances comprising pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacology, phytochemistry and forensics.
pharmacist English (eng) (pharmacy) A professional who dispenses prescription drugs in a hospital or retail pharmacy.. (pharmacy, academic) One who studies pharmacy.

Words with the same origin as pharmacist

Descendants of -ist
activist archaeologist biologist ist journalist novelist pathologist physicist receptionist sexist socialist stylist