What does BURSAR mean?

BURSAR meaning in General Dictionary

A treasurer or money keeper a purser since the bursar of a college or of a monastery

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  • the treasurer at a college or college
  • A treasurer, or cash keeper; a purser; as, the bursar of a university, or of a monastery.
  • students to who a stipend or bursary is paid for their complete or limited assistance.

BURSAR meaning in Law Dictionary

treasurer of a college.


BURSAR meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"treasurer of a college," 1580s, from Anglo-Latin burser "treasurer" (13c.), from Medieval Latin bursarius "purse-bearer," from bursa (see purse (n.)). Relevant: Bursarial.


BURSAR meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A treasurer, or cash keeper; a purser; as, the bursar of a college, or of a monastery.

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  • (n.) Students to whom a stipend or bursary is paid for their total or partial support.

Sentence Examples with the word BURSAR

About 14 9 0); but his earliest definite appearance in the records is as junior bursar of Magdalen College in 1498-1499, and senior bursar in 1 499150o, an office he was compelled to resign for applying funds to the completion of the great tower without sufficient authority (W.

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