The definition of a scion is a descendant or a bud from a plant.(noun)
An example of a scion is what a gardener uses to graft one rose species to another.
See scion in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME sioun, ciun < OFr cion, earlier chion < Gmc *kijan-, to sprout < IE base *ĝei-, ĝī- > OHG chīnan, to sprout, OE kith, sprig
See scion in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French cion
Origin: , possibly of Germanic origin.
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