Complete Definition of "scion"

English
Alternative spellings
cion

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aɪÉn|-aɪÉn

Noun
en-noun

  1. a descendant, a son or daughter
  2. A detached shoot or twig containing buds from a woody plant, used in grafting
  3. The heir to a throne
  4. Also used as a synonym to "guardian"

Quotations
1966, w:Sholem Aleichem|Sholem Aleichem, An Early Passover, Clifton Pub. Co., paperback edition, page 24
:It was said to him that those people were the scions of Zion.

1986, w:David Leavitt|David Leavitt, w:The Lost Language of Cranes|The Lost Language of Cranes, Penguin, paperback edition, page 72
:He could show his parents Eliot, scion of Derek Moulthorp, and then how could they say he was throwing his life away?

Translations
trans-top|descendant
Japanese: å­å­« (shison)
trans-mid
Spanish: descendiente
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trans-top|detached shoot
Czech: roub m
Japanese: æ¥ãç© (tsugiho)
trans-mid
Spanish: vástago
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trans-top|heir to a throne
Japanese: 御æ¹å¸ (onzoushi)
trans-mid
Spanish: heredero
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