PRONUNCIATION: (far-muh-kuh-PEE-uh)

MEANING: noun:
1. A book listing approved drugs and related information.
2. A stock of drugs.

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek pharmakon (drug) + poiein (to make). Earliest documented use: 1618.

PHARMACOPERA - a musical drama about ants

PARMA-COPE-IA - there's not enough cheese for the spaghetti, but I'll manage

P. HARM-A-COP ERA - 16. an unfortunate outgrowth of the Black Lives Matter movement