What does the word peony mean?

Usage examples for peony

  1. Did you tell me you had a peony? – Ethel Morton's Enterprise by Mabell S.C. Smith
  2. Now and then, however, when Violet and Peony happened to raise their voices, the words were as audible as if they had been spoken in the very parlour, where the mother sat. – Famous Stories Every Child Should Know by Various
  3. These will flower above the peony foliage. – Making a Garden of Perennials by W. C. Egan