It means harvester, the one who collects the grapes and crushes them. Name of a star in the constellation of Virgo. It was also known as Vindemiator, Vindemitor and Provindemiator, by the Romans, the Arabs called it Almuredín and Alaraph. Other names it has received are Protrigetrix , Epsilon Virginis , Epsilon Vir or 47 Virginis . Its appearance in the firmament was an indicator of starting the harvest of the vine.