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CU´LLEUS

CU´LLEUS or CU´LEUS, a Roman measure, which was used for estimating the produce of vineyards. It was the largest liquid measure used by the Romans, containing 20 amphorae, or 160 congii, that is, almost 119 gallons. (Carm. de Pond. et Mens. 88, 87; Plin. Nat. 14.52; Cat. Agr. 148; Varr. R. R. 1. 2.7; Col. 3.3; Hultsch, Metrol. p. 90.)

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