Definition of prescriptionist in English:

prescriptionist

noun

  • 1A person who writes prescriptions; a physician. rare.

  • 2A person who makes up or dispenses medicines in accordance with prescriptions; an assistant to a pharmacist.

  • 3Prescriptivist.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Myles Davies (1662–?1719), bibliographer. From prescription + -ist.

Pronunciation

prescriptionist

/prɪˈskrɪpʃ(ə)nɪst//prɪˈskrɪpʃənɪst/