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chemist †alchemist XVI; one versed in chemistry XVII; dealer in medicinal drugs XVII. Earlier form chymist — F. chimiste, †chymiste — modL. chimista, for alchimista ALCHEMIST. Cf. CHEMIC.
Hence chemistry †alchemy; branch of science dealing with natural elementary substances. XVII (chymistry). The sp. has been assim. to chemical.

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chem·ist / ˈkemist/ (abbr.: chem.) • n. 1. an expert in chemistry; a person engaged in chemical research or experiments. 2. Brit. a drugstore. ∎  a pharmacist.

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