One who prepares and sells medicines; an inferior practitioner.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (noun) (n.) (noun)
One who prepares and sells medicines and drugs for profit: apothecaries' weight, the weight used for dispensing drugs, and comprising the pound ( 12 ounces), the ounce ( 8 drachms), the drachm ( 3 scruples), the scruple ( 20 grains), and the grain.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (noun) (n.) (noun)
One who prepares and sells drugs as medicines.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (noun) (n.) (noun)
One who dispenses medicine.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (noun) (n.) (noun)
A dispenser of medicines.
- The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894. (noun) (n.) (noun)

Usage examples:

Morgiana, meanwhile, sought an apothecary and asked him for some lozenges.
- The Blue Fairy Book by Various
Next day, Thursday, the 8th, Susan carried it to their neighbour, Mrs. Mounteney, who sent for Mr. Norton, the apothecary by whom the contents were removed for subsequent examination, the result of which will in due course appear.
- Trial-of-Mary-Blandy by Roughead, William
For, although void of sense, the alderman's words allow me to look down a long line of illustrious ancestry- Prud'homme, Chadband, Stiggins, Phillion, the apothecary Homais in " Madame Bovary".
- Modern Painting by George Moore