A.handful; esp. as many stalks of corn as the reaper can grasp in his left hand, truss, Il.11.69, 18.552; also, sheaf, = ἄμαλλα, X.HG7.2.8, Theoc.10.44, Ph.Bel.86.24, BGU 757.16 (i A. D.), Plu.Publ.8.
II. later, uncut corn, AP11.365.10 (Agath.), Luc.Hes.7: metaph., “πρώτης δράγματα φυταλιῆς” first-fruits, AP6.44 (Leon. (?)), cf. LXX Le.23.12.