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n. pl. bur·sa·ries
1. A treasury, especially of a public institution or religious order.
2. Chiefly British A scholarship granted to a university student in need.
[Medieval Latin bursāria, from bursa, purse; see bursa.]
bur·sar′i·al (bər-sâr′ē-əl) adj.
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(Education) of, relating to, or paid by a bursar or bursary
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