Meaning of Baucis


Pronunciation: (bô'sis), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. 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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