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



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