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Pharmacopōla

φαρμακοπώλης). A vender of medicines (φάρμακα), described by Cato and Cicero as frequenting the market-places and haranguing the people on the merits of their nostrums like our modern travelling quacks. See Cato ap. Gell. i.5.3, and Pro Cluent. 14, with Hor. Sat. i. 2, 1.

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    • Horace, Satires, 1.2
    • Gellius, Noctes Atticae, 1.5.3
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