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colonus, a husbandman, tiller of the soil
colōnus, ī, m.: a cultivator or tiller; a husbandman, freq.; settler, colonist, 1.12. (colō)
1 cŏlōnus, (15) a, um, de cultivateur : Sedul. Carm. pasch. 3, 9.
2 cŏlōnus, (9) ī, m. (colo), ¶ 1 cultivateur, paysan : Cic. de Or. 2, 287 || fermier, métayer : Cic. Cæc. 94 ¶ 2 colon, habitant dʼune colonie : Cic. Nat. 3, 48 || [poét.] habitant : Virg. En. 7, 63 ; G. 2, 385.
(Κολωνός). A deme of Attica, ten stadia, or a little more than a mile, northwest of Athens, near the Academy; celebrated for a temple of Poseidon, a grove of the Eumenides, the shrine of Oedipus, and as the birthplace of Sophocles, who describes it in his Oedipus Coloneus.