Definitions for peonyˈpi ə ni

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  1. peony, paeony(noun)

    any of numerous plants widely cultivated for their showy single or double red or pink or white flowers

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  1. peony(Noun)

    The Paeonia genus of flowering plants with large fragrant flowers.

  2. Origin: peonie, peonia et al., from paeonia; later reinforced by peonie, peone, from Latin paeonia, from Hellenistic παιωνία, from Παιών.

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  1. Peony(noun)

    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

  2. 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.]

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  1. Peony

    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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