Apotheek etymology


Dutch word apotheek comes from Ancient Greek ἀποθήκη, Ancient Greek αποθήκη, and later Latin apotheca (Repository, storehouse, warehouse.)

Etymology of apotheek

Detailed word origin of apotheek

Dictionary entry Language Definition
ἀποθήκη Ancient Greek (grc)
αποθήκη Ancient Greek (grc)
apotheca Latin (lat) Repository, storehouse, warehouse.
apotheek Dutch (nl) Pharmacy, apothecary, a place where prescription drugs may be dispensed by an authorized pharmacologist.