Definition of Paeonia
1. Noun. Peonies: herbaceous or shrubby plants having showy flowers.
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Paeoniaceae, Paeoniaceae, Peony Family
Member holonyms: Paeony, Peony
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paeonia
Literary usage of Paeonia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History and Antiquities of the Doric Race by Karl Otfried Müller (1830)
"In paeonia also was situated the rugged district of ... Immediately to the north of Lower Macedonia, ie to the north of Macedonian paeonia, ..."
2. A Botanical Materia Medica by Jonathan Stokes (1812)
"paeonia officinalis. Folioles oyal, oblong, ellip- tic, and lanceolate. ... paeonia. L. ups. 149. ..."
3. Contributions Toward a History of Arabico-Gothic Culture by Leo Wiener (1921)
"THE BULL OF paeonia. It was only the genealogical propensities of the Arabs which in the VIII. century produced a frenzy of genealogical speculations among ..."
4. Greek Coins and Their Parent Cities by John Ward, George Francis Hill (1902)
"(From the Troad, looking across the Hellespont.) BYZANTIUM—THE DARDANELLES—THRACE—paeonia—MACEDONIA' THESSALY—EPIRUS—CORCYRA—ACARNANIA—AETOLIA. ..."
5. A System of Ancient and Mediaeval Geography for the Use of Schools and Colleges by Charles Anthon (1871)
"of paeonia and Macedonia. They were often at war with the latter power, more particularly under the reigns of its last two monarchs. ..."