1. peony

noun. ['ˈpiːəni'] any of numerous plants widely cultivated for their showy single or double red or pink or white flowers.


  • genus Paeonia
  • flower
  • Paeonia


  • peonie (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Peony

  • aborigine
  • accompany
  • agony
  • albany
  • androgyny
  • anemone
  • anthony
  • antigone
  • antony
  • balcony
  • bethany
  • bimini
  • botany
  • boustany
  • brittany
  • cacophony
  • canonie
  • carmany
  • co.
  • colony

How do you pronounce peony?

Pronounce peony as ˈpiəni.

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Sentences with peony

1. Noun, singular or mass
It is better to let the peony dry out at times than to over water.

2. Adjective
If you have a garden, you'll definitely want to add this peony variety to your lineup.

Quotes about peony

1. The little boy nodded at the peony and the peony seemed to nod back. The little boy was neat, clean and pretty. The peony was unchaste, dishevelled as peonies must be, and at the height of its beauty.(...) Every hour is filled with such moments, big with significance for someone.
- Robertson Davies, What's Bred in the Bone