botica

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French boutique, from Old Occitan botica, from Latin apotheca (storehouse), from Ancient Greek ἀποθήκη (apothḗkē, storehouse).

Noun[edit]

botica f (plural botiques)

  1. pharmacy
  2. boutique

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French boutique,[1] from Old Occitan botica, from Latin apothēca (storehouse), from Ancient Greek ἀποθήκη (apothḗkē, storehouse). Doublet of bodega and butique.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: bo‧ti‧ca

Noun[edit]

botica f (plural boticas)

  1. (archaic) general store (store which sells a large variety of useful things)
    Synonyms: armazém, (Rio Grande do Sul) bolicho, bodega, mercearia, venda
  2. (archaic) pharmacy (place where prescription drugs are dispensed)
    Synonyms: drogaria, farmácia

Descendants[edit]

  • Papiamentu: botika

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ botica” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2022.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French boutique, from Old Occitan botica, from Latin apotheca (storehouse), from Ancient Greek ἀποθήκη (apothḗkē, storehouse). Compare the Spanish doublet bodega.

Noun[edit]

botica f (plural boticas)

  1. drugstore, pharmacy
    Synonym: farmacia
  2. drug, medicament
    Synonym: medicamento

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Descendants[edit]

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