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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).
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Pioné, Pyoné, n. Also: pyné. [e.m.E. and late ME. pyony, -any(e (Prompt. Parv.), pionye (15th c.), 15th c. F. pyonie, piony, etc., L. pæōnia. Cf. OE. peonie, f. late L. peōnia.] A peony, the flower or plant. Also rose pione (pyne), ? a species of peony distinguished by its red flowers. — 1513 Doug. vii. xii. 158.
Quhilk cuyr was done by Asculapyus sle Throw the mychtis of the roys pyone [Ruddim. pione]
1500-1699 Herbarius Latinus Annot. ci. (Bot.).
Pionia rois pyne [also] pyone

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