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sci·on

 (sī′ən)
n.
1. A descendant or heir, especially of a wealthy or prominent family: scion of the ruling dynasty.
2. Botany A detached shoot or bud from a plant that is joined to a rootstock in grafting.

[Middle English, from Old French cion, possibly of Germanic origin.]

scion

(ˈsaɪən) or

sient

n
1. a descendant, heir, or young member of a family
2. (Botany) a shoot or twig of a plant used to form a graft
[C14: from Old French cion, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German chīnan to sprout]

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)]

scion

The bud or stem of a desired variety that is grafted on to the rootstock (root system) of another plant.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scion - a descendent or heir; "a scion of royal stock"
descendant, descendent - a person considered as descended from some ancestor or race

scion

noun descendant, child, offspring, successor, heir He was the scion of an aristocratic family that lost its fortune in the revolution.

scion

noun
One descended directly from the same parents or ancestors:
Translations
následníkpotomekroub
jaloversokruununperijäversovesa
descendanthéritier d'un trône
ætlingetterkommerpodekvistskudd
нащадок

scion

[ˈsaɪən] N (Bot, fig) → vástago m
scion of a noble familyvástago m de una familia noble

scion

[ˈsaɪən] n
(= descendant) → rejeton m
(BOTANY)rejeton m

scion

n
(Bot) → Schössling m; (for grafting) → (Pfropf)reis nt
(form)Nachkomme m, → Nachfahr(in) m(f)
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