Baucis

Baucis

[baw-sis]
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)
 
n
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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