the name of a family of the Lucretia gens.
Vespillo, aedile B. C. 133, is said to have thrown the corpse of Tib. Gracchus into the Tiber and thus to have obtained the surname of Vespillo.
(Aurel. Vict. de Vir. Ill.
64; respecting the Vespillones,
see Dict. of Antiq.
p. 559a, 2d ed.)