Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An office in a hospital, school, or other institution from which medical supplies, preparations, and treatments are dispensed.
  • noun A public institution that dispenses medicines or medical aid.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A room or shop in which medicines are dispensed or served out: as, a hospital dispensary.
  • noun A public institution, primarily intended for the poor, where medical advice is given and medicines are furnished free, or sometimes for a small charge to those who can afford it.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A place where medicines are prepared and dispensed; esp., a place where the poor can obtain medical advice and medicines gratuitously or at a nominal price.
  • noun A dispensatory.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A place or room where something is dispensed.
  • noun A room specifically designed for the dispensing of drugs; a pharmacy.
  • noun An institution that dispenses medical supplies and advice.
  • noun A place where medical cannabis is sold (marijuana or cannabis dispensary)

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun clinic where medicine and medical supplies are dispensed

Etymologies

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Examples

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