Yuri P. Nekrutenko YPNekrut at MBAT.FREENET.KIEV.UA
Mon Mar 25 11:06:23 CST 1996

On March 24 Colin Plant wrote:

>   Sorry, I missed another suggestion for the meaning of Leg.  I mention it
>   because, embarrasingly, the contributor is the guy who asked for a summary of
>   replies!!!
>   He suggestes "Legator" meaning witnessed by or testifying to the validity.

     "Legator" means only "testator" or "bequeathor"
     "Legatus" - ambassador, commander (legatus legiounum), etc. etc.
>   Perhaps the French labeller thought this too when applying it to mean
>   "identified by".

     If  a French  labeller   thought   this  way,  he  should  use  rather
>   Thanks again,

    Yuri P. Nekrutenko
    Institute of Zoology
    UA-252601 Kiev 30, MSP
    U K R A I N E
    ypnekrut at

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