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Baucis

[ baw-sis ]
/ ˈbɔ sɪs /
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noun Classical Mythology.

an aged Phrygian peasant woman who, with her husband Philemon, offered hospitality to the disguised Zeus and Hermes: they were rewarded by being saved from a flood and changed into trees.

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Baucis
/ (ˈbɔːsɪs) /

noun

Greek myth a poor peasant woman who, with her husband Philemon, was rewarded for hospitality to the disguised gods Zeus and Hermes
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