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scion

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sci=on

CIDE DICTIONARY

scionn. [OF. cion, F. scion, probably from scier to saw, fr. L. secare to cut. Cf. Section.].
  •  A shoot or sprout of a plant; a sucker.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Hence, a descendant; an heir; as, a scion of a royal stock.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

scion, n.
1 (US cion) a shoot of a plant etc., esp. one cut for grafting or planting.
2 a descendant; a younger member of (esp. a noble) family.

Etymology
ME f. OF ciun, cion, sion shoot, twig, of unkn. orig.

THESAURUS

scion

appendage, arm, bine, bough, branch, branchedness, branchiness, burgeon, child, daughter, deadwood, descendant, flagellum, fork, foster child, frond, grandchild, granddaughter, grandson, hand, heiress, imp, joint, leg, limb, link, lobe, lobule, member, offshoot, offspring, organ, pinion, ramage, ramification, runner, sapling, sarment, seedling, set, shoot, slip, son, son and heir, sonny, spear, spray, sprig, sprit, sprout, spur, stepchild, stepdaughter, stepson, stolon, sucker, switch, tail, tendril, thallus, twig, wing

ROGET THESAURUS

scion

Part

N part, portion, dose, item, particular, aught, any, division, ward, subdivision, section, chapter, clause, count, paragraph, verse, article, passage, sector, segment, fraction, fragment, cantle, frustum, detachment, parcel, piece, lump, bit cut, cutting, chip, chunk, collop, slice, scale, lamina, small part, morsel, particle, installment, dividend, share, debris, odds and ends, oddments, detritus, excerpta, member, limb, lobe, lobule, arm, wing, scion, branch, bough, joint, link, offshoot, ramification, twig, bush, spray, sprig, runner, leaf, leaflet, stump, component part, sarmentum, compartment, department, county, fractional, fragmentary, sectional, aliquot, divided, in compartments, multifid, disconnected, partial, partly, in part, partially, piecemeal, part by part, by by installments, by snatches, by inches, by driblets, bit by bit, inch by inch, foot by foot, drop by drop, in detail, in lots.

Infant

N infant, babe, baby, babe in arms, nurseling, suckling, yearling, weanling, papoose, bambino, kid, vagitus, child, bairn, little one, brat, chit, pickaninny, urchin, bantling, bratling, elf, youth, boy, lad, stripling, youngster, youngun, younker, callant, whipster, whippersnapper, whiffet, schoolboy, hobbledehoy, hopeful, cadet, minor, master, scion, sap, seedling, tendril, olive branch, nestling, chicken, larva, chrysalis, tadpole, whelp, cub, pullet, fry, callow, codlin, codling, foetus, calf, colt, pup, foal, kitten, lamb, lambkin, aurelia, caterpillar, cocoon, nymph, nympha, orphan, pupa, staddle, girl, lass, lassie, wench, miss, damsel, demoiselle, maid, maiden, virgin, hoyden, infantine, infantile, puerile, boyish, girlish, childish, babyish, kittenish, baby, newborn, unfledged, new-fledged, callow, in the cradle, in swaddling clothes, in long clothes, in arms, in leading strings, at the breast, in one's teens.

Posterity

N posterity, progeny, breed, issue, offspring, brood, litter, seed, farrow, spawn, spat, family, grandchildren, heirs, great-grandchild, child, son, daughter, butcha, bantling, scion, acrospire, plumule, shoot, sprout, olive-branch, sprit, branch, off-shoot, off- set, ramification, descendant, heir, heiress, heir-apparent, heir- presumptive, chip off the old block, heredity, rising generation, straight descent, sonship, line, lineage, filiation, primogeniture, filial, diphyletic, the child is father of the man, the fruit doesn't fall far from the tree, like father, like son.


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