Definitions for scionˈsaɪ ən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a descendant or offspring, esp. of an illustrious family.
a shoot or twig, esp. one cut for grafting or planting.
Origin of scion:
1275–1325; ME: shoot, twig < OF cion < Frankish *kī- (cf. OE cīnan, OS kīnan, OHG chīnan to sprout, OE cīth, OS kīth sprout)
a descendent or heir
"a scion of royal stock"
A descendant, especially a first-generation descendant.
A detached shoot or twig containing buds from a woody plant, used in grafting.
The heir to a throne.
a shoot or sprout of a plant; a sucker
a piece of a slender branch or twig cut for grafting
hence, a descendant; an heir; as, a scion of a royal stock
Scion is a brand of vehicles produced by Toyota Motor Corporation for the North American market. Founded in 2002, Scion's long-term goal is to appeal to Generation Y consumers. The first Scion models, the xA hatchback and xB wagon, went on sale in California in 2003, followed by a sports coupe, the tC, and a nationwide U.S. launch in 2004. A successor to the xA, the xD, premiered in 2008, and the Scion marque expanded to Canada in 2010. The Scion lineup uses a one-trim, simplified purchase process, and the marque has relied upon guerrilla and viral marketing techniques. The Scion name, meaning the descendant of a family or heir, refers both to the brand's cars and their owners.
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