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An official in charge of funds, as at a college or university; a treasurer.
[Middle English burser, from Medieval Latin bursārius, from Late Latin bursa, purse; see bursa.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Education) an official in charge of the financial management of a school, college, or university
2. (Education) chiefly Scot and NZ a student holding a bursary
[C13: from Medieval Latin bursārius keeper of the purse, from bursa purse]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
bur•sar(ˈbɜr sər, -sɑr)
a treasurer or business officer, esp. of a college or university.
[1400–50; late Middle English bouser, variant of bourser < Anglo-French; Old French borsier < Medieval Latin bursārius a purse-keeper, treasurer]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
bursar[ˈbɜːsəʳ] N (Univ etc) → tesorero/a m/f; [of school] → administrador(a) m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
bursar[ˈbɜːrsər] n → économe mf
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Schatzmeister(in) m(f), → Finanzverwalter(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
bursar[ˈbɜːsəʳ] n (Univ) → economo/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995