/ (ˈpiːənɪ) /

nounplural -nies
  1. a variant spelling of peony

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How to use paeony in a sentence

  • The little stone lantern I bought the day of the paeony flowers, is also green, with a faint haze of centuries over it!

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  • What mortal man shall decide between the white Crane and the Swan, or between the paeony flower and the lotus?

  • Speaking generally, the flowers of the French section resemble the chrysanthemum, and those of the German the paeony.

  • paeony-flowered dahlias, a new but not pretty race, with large floppy heads, broad florets and several disk florets in centre.

  • But now bitter winter comes, snow is on the paeony hill, the hosts of evil are abroad.

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