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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PI'ONY
PE'ONY, n. [L. poeonia; Gr. from Apollo, a physician, and a hymn.]
An herbaceous perennial plant of the genus Paeonia, with tuberous roots, and bearing large beautiful red flowers.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Piony Pi"o*ny, n. (Bot.) See Peony.



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