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lēgātus ī, m

P. of 1 lego, an ambassador, legate : legatos mittere: missitare supplicantīs legatos, S.: missi magnis de rebus uterque Legati, H.: Legati responsa ferunt, V.A deputy, lieutenant, lieutenant-general (the second in command): qui M. Aemilio legati fuerunt: Caesaris, Cs.: hiberna cum legato praefectoque tradidisses: quaestorius: magnitudo et splendor legati, L.: in magnā legatum quaere popinā, Iu.—In the Empire, an imperial legate, governor of a province , Ta.

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