Pyramus-and-thisbe



[pir-uh-muh s] /ˈpɪr ə məs/

plural noun, Classical Mythology.
1.
two young lovers of Babylon who held conversations clandestinely, and in defiance of their parents, through a crack in a wall. On believing Thisbe dead, Pyramus killed himself. When Thisbe discovered his body she committed suicide.
/ˈpɪrəməs; ˈθɪzbɪ/
noun
1.
(in Greek legend) two lovers of Babylon: Pyramus, wrongly supposing Thisbe to be dead, killed himself and she, encountering him in his death throes, did the same

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