bursary

[ bur-suh-ree ]
/ ˈbɜr sə ri /

noun, plural bur·sa·ries.

Ecclesiastical. the treasury of a monastery.
British. a college scholarship.

Origin of bursary

1530–40; < Medieval Latin bursāria treasurer's room, derivative of bursārius a treasurer. See bursar, -y3
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bursary

/ (ˈbɜːsərɪ) /

noun plural -ries

Also called: bursarship a scholarship or grant awarded esp in Scottish and New Zealand schools, universities etc
British
  1. the treasury of a college, etc
  2. the bursar's room in a college
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