Definitions for peonyˈpi ə ni
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any of numerous plants widely cultivated for their showy single or double red or pink or white flowers
The Paeonia genus of flowering plants with large fragrant flowers.
Origin: peonie, peonia et al., from paeonia; later reinforced by peonie, peone, from Latin paeonia, from Hellenistic παιωνία, from Παιών.
a plant, and its flower, of the ranunculaceous genus Paeonia. Of the four or five species, one is a shrub; the rest are perennial herbs with showy flowers, often double in cultivation
Origin: [OE. pione, pioine, pioni, OF. pione, F. pivoine, L. paeonia, Gr. paiwni`a, fr. Pai`wn, Paia`n, the god of healing. Cf. Pan.]
Peony is a novel by Pearl S. Buck first published in 1948. It is a story of China's Kaifeng Jews.
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- цӏен лергChechen
- Päonie, PfingstroseGerman
- քաջվարդ, պիոնArmenian
- ボタン, 牡丹Japanese
- шұғынық, таушымылдықKazakh
- цээнэ цэцэгMongolian
- pioen, pioenroosDutch
- божур, božurSerbo-Croatian
- чалма чәчәк, чалмабаш, пионTatar
- mẫu đơnVietnamese
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