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lĕgŭlus , i, m. 2. lego,
I.a gatherer, collector; esp. one who picked up the fallen olives (opp. strictor, he who beat or shook them from the tree; “ante- and post-class.): ab legendo leguli, qui oleam aut qui uvas legunt,Varr. L. L. 6, § 66 Müll.; cf. id. ib. 5, § 94: “legulos quot opus erunt, praebeto et strictores,Cato, R. R. 144: “leguli volunt ut olea caduca quam plurima sit, quo plus legatur,id. ib. 64; Calp. Ecl. 3, 49.
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