from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An official in charge of funds, as at a college or university; a treasurer.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The treasurer of a university, college or school.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A treasurer, or cash keeper; a purser.
- n. A student to whom a stipend or bursary is paid for his complete or partial support.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A student in a college who receives an allowance from a fund for his subsistence, called a burse or bursary.
- n. The purser, treasurer, or bailiff of a college or other community.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the treasurer at a college or university
Middle English burser, from Medieval Latin bursārius, from Late Latin bursa, purse; see bursa.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Medieval Latin bursārius, from bursa ("purse") (English purse). (Wiktionary)