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!A Journal from Japan | Marie Carmichael Stopes
What mortal man shall decide between the white Crane and the Swan, or between the paeony flower and the lotus?The Ninth Vibration And Other Stories | L. Adams Beck
Speaking generally, the flowers of the French section resemble the chrysanthemum, and those of the German the paeony.Gardening for the Million | Alfred Pink
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.Six One-Act Plays | Margaret Scott Oliver