What does scion mean?

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ˈsaɪ ənscion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scionnoun

    a descendent or heir

    "a scion of royal stock"


  1. scionnoun

    A descendant, especially a first-generation descendant.

  2. scionnoun

    A detached shoot or twig containing buds from a woody plant, used in grafting.

  3. scionnoun

    The heir to a throne.

  4. scionnoun


Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Scionnoun

    A small twig taken from one tree to be engrafted into another.

    Etymology: scion, French.

    Sweet maid, we marry
    A gentle scion to the wildest stock;
    And make conceive a bark of baser kind,
    By bud of nobler race. William Shakespeare, Winter’s Tale.

    March is drawn in his left hand blossoms, and scions upon his arm. Henry Peacham.

    The scions are best of an old tree. John Mortimer, Husbandry.


  1. scion

    A scion is a young shoot or twig that is detached from a plant or tree and then grafted onto another plant or rootstock to propagate and grow a new variety or cultivar.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scionnoun

    a shoot or sprout of a plant; a sucker

  2. Scionnoun

    a piece of a slender branch or twig cut for grafting

  3. Scionnoun

    hence, a descendant; an heir; as, a scion of a royal stock

  4. Etymology: [OF. cion, F. scion, probably from scier to saw, fr. L. secare to cut. Cf. Section.]


  1. Scion

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Scion

    sī′on, n. a cutting or twig for grafting: a young member of a family: a descendant. [O. Fr. sion, cion—L. section-em, a cutting—secāre, to cut.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scion in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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