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Meaning of SCION

Pronunciation:  'sIun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a descendent or heir; "a scion of royal stock"
 

SCION is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: descendant, descendent

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sci"on\, n. [OF. cion, F. scion, probably from scier to
saw, fr. L. secare to cut. Cf. {Section}.]
1. (Bot.)
   (a) A shoot or sprout of a plant; a sucker.
   (b) A piece of a slender branch or twig cut for grafting.
       [Formerly written also cion, and cyon.]

2. Hence, a descendant; an heir; as, a scion of a royal
   stock.

 

 

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