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Baucis

[baw-sis] /ˈbɔ sɪs/
noun, Classical Mythology
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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Baucis

/ˈbɔːsɪs/
noun
1.
(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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