dispensary


noun, plural dis·pen·sa·ries.

  1. a place where something is dispensed, especially medicines.
  2. a charitable or public facility where medicines are furnished and free or inexpensive medical advice is available.

noun plural -ries

  1. a place where medicine and medical supplies are dispensed
n.

“place for weighing out medicines,” 1690s, from Medieval Latin dispensarius “one who dispenses,” from Latin dispensare (see dispense).

n.

  1. An office in a hospital or other institution from which medical supplies and medicines are dispensed.
  2. A public institution that dispenses medicines or medical aid.
  3. An outpatient department of a hospital.

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