The treasury of an university or monastery
- the treasury of a public establishment or religious purchase
- The treasury of a college or monastery.
- A scholarship or charitable basis in a university, as in Scotland; an amount provided to allow students to pursue their scientific studies.
"treasury," 1690s, from Medieval Latin bursaria "treasurer's room," from bursarius (see bursar).
(n.) The treasury of a college or monastery.
- (letter.) A scholarship or charitable basis in a university, such as Scotland; a sum given to allow students to pursue his scientific studies.
In 1838 he obtained the pension Suard, a bursary of 150o francs a year for three years, for the encouragement of young men of promise, which was in the gift of the academy of Besancon.