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Meaning of DISPENSATORY

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Dis*pen"sa*to*ry\, a. [L. dispensatorius relating
    to management. See {Dispense}, v. t.]
    Granting, or authorized to grant, dispensations.
    ``Dispensatory power.'' --Bp. Rainbow.
    
    
  2. \Dis*pen"sa*to*ry\, n.; pl. {Dispensatories}.
    A book or medicinal formulary containing a systematic
    description of drugs, and of preparations made from them. It
    is usually, but not always, distinguished from a
    pharmacop[oe]ia in that it issued by private parties, and not
    by an official body or by government.
    
    
 

 

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