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Definition of peony noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

peony

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈpiːəni//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpiːəni//
 
(pl. peonies)
 
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a garden plant with large round white, pink or red flowers Word Origin Old English peonie, via Latin from Greek paiōnia, from Paiōn, the name of the physician of the gods.
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