Scion



noun
1.
a descendant.
2.
Also, cion. a shoot or twig, especially one cut for grafting or planting; a cutting.
noun
1.
a descendant, heir, or young member of a family
2.
a shoot or twig of a plant used to form a graft
noun

a detached shoot or twig of living plant, esp. used for grafting
Word Origin

Old French cion
Usage Note

botany
scion
(sī’ən)
A detached shoot or twig containing buds from a woody plant, used in grafting.

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