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Bau•cis



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

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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