bursar

noun bur·sar \ ˈbər-sər , -ˌsär \
|Updated on: 26 May 2018

Definition of bursar

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

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Origin and Etymology of bursar

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


BURSAR Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of bursar for English Language Learners

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



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