Definition of Peony family

1. Noun. Perennial rhizomatous herbs and shrubs; of temperate Europe and North America.

Exact synonyms: Family Paeoniaceae, Paeoniaceae
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Ranales, Order Ranunculales, Ranales, Ranunculales
Member holonyms: Genus Paeonia, Paeonia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peony Family

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peon
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peony family (current term)
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Literary usage of Peony family

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1. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society. by Massachusetts Horticultural Society, W.D. Ticknor & Co, James Englebert Teschemacher (1902)
"In a wild state the peony family consists of some twenty-five distinct species. Baker's monograph of 1884 enumerates 22; that of 11. ..."

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