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peony
American English: /ˈpiəni/
British English: /ˈpiːəni/

Translation of peony in Spanish:

noun plural -nies

  • peonia (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Put stakes and supports in place for tall, herbaceous plants, like peonies and delphiniums.
    • He purchased and planted about 1,000 herbaceous peonies and planted them in Charlottesville, Virginia, where he leased land from his brother-in-law.
    • Lift and divide overcrowded clumps of perennials, including campanulas, daylilies, hostas, peonies, sedums, and Shasta daisies.

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