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ci·on

 (sī′ən)
n. Botany
A scion.

sci•on

(ˈsaɪ ən)

n.
1. a descendant or offspring, esp. of an illustrious family.
2. a shoot or twig, esp. one cut for grafting or planting.
[1275–1325; Middle English: shoot, twig < Old French cion < Frankish *kī- (compare Old English cīnan, Old Saxon kīnan, Old High German chīnan to sprout, Old English cīth, Old Saxon kīth sprout)]
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