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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Dispensatory  \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.