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Baucis , ĭdis, f., = Βαῦκις.
I. The wife of Philemon, in Phrygia. She, with her husband, entertained, in a very hospitable manner, Jupiter and Mercury, who came to them in the form of men; “in return for which they were changed to two sacred trees before their hut, which became a temple,Ov. M. 8, 631 sq.
II. Meton., an old woman, Pers. 4, 21.
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    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 8.631
    • Persius, Saturae, 4
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