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Definition of Peony

Peony
Peony Pe"o*ny, n.; pl. Peonies. [OE. pione, pioine, pioni, OF. pione, F. pivoine, L. paeonia, Gr. ?, fr. ?, ?, the god of healing. Cf. P[ae]an.] (Bot.) A plant, and its flower, of the ranunculaceous genus P[ae]onia. Of the four or five species, one is a shrub; the rest are perennial herbs with showy flowers, often double in cultivation. [Written also p[ae]ony, and piony.]

Meaning of Peony from wikipedia

- The peony or paeony is a flowering plant in the genus Paeonia, the only genus in the family Paeoniaceae. Peonies are native to Asia, Europe and Western...
- The Peony Pavilion (Chinese: 牡丹亭; pinyin: Mǔdān tíng; Wade–Giles: Mu-tan t'ing), also named The Return of Soul at the Peony Pavilion, is a romantic tragicomedy...
- The peony is a flowering plant. Peony may also refer to: HMS Peony, the name of two Royal Navy ships USS Peony (1864), a Union Navy steamer acquired near...
- ɑlɛkˈsɑndrɑ ˈkrɛt͡su], born 21 July 1993), known professionally as Ester Peony (formerly only Ester), is a Romanian singer and songwriter. She represented...
- Peony is a novel by Pearl S. Buck first published in 1948. It is a story of China's Kaifeng Jews. Peony is set in the 1850s in the city of Kaifeng, in...
- Peony in Love is the fifth of Lisa See's novels. Her previous novel, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, and Peony in Love emphasize the difficulty 19th- and...
- The Jade Peony is a novel by Wayson Choy. It was first published in 1995 by Douglas and McIntyre. The novel features stories told by three siblings, Jook-Liang...
- to: Paeonia rockii, or Rock's peony, woody species of peony, known as 紫斑牡丹 in Chinese. Paeonia suffruticosa, or tree peony, known as 牡丹 in Chinese. Mudan...
- Peony Park was an amu****t park located at North 78th and C**** Streets in Omaha, Nebraska. Founded in 1919, over the next seventy-five years the 35-acre...
- Tree peony is the vernacular name for the section Moutan of the plant genus Paeonia, or one of the species or cultivars belonging to this section. It...
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