Definition of Philemon in English:

Philemon

proper noun

Greek Mythology
  • A good old countryman living with his wife Baucis in Phrygia who offered hospitality to Zeus and Hermes when the two gods came to earth, without revealing their identities, to test people's piety. Philemon and Baucis were subsequently saved from a flood which covered the district.

Pronunciation:

Philemon

/fɪˈliːmən/