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bursar

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noun bur·sar \ˈbər-sər, -ˌsär\

Simple Definition of bursar

  • : a person whose job is to manage the money of a school, college, or university

Full Definition of bursar

  1. :  an officer (as of a monastery or college) in charge of funds :  treasurer

Origin of bursar

Anglo-French & Medieval Latin; Anglo-French burser, from Medieval Latin bursarius, from bursa


First Known Use: 13th century


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