- variant of -tion: suspicion.
Origin of -cion
< Latin, equivalent to -c- final in v. stem + -iōn- -ion
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Three methods of uniting stock and cion are illustrated in Fig. 12.Manual of American Grape-Growing
U. P. Hedrick
In either kind of grafting, the cion carries about three leaf-buds.The Apple-Tree
L. H. Bailey
Any one, with a little practice, can learn to cut a cion, and to graft with success.Your Plants
The cion must be cut very thin so that they will not break the bark on the stock.
After union has taken place, the lower part of the cion is removed.