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cion

[sahy-uh n] /ˈsaɪ ən/
noun
1.
scion (def 2).

-cion

1.
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.

  • 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 James Sheehan
  • Any method of inserting the cion may be employed in these classes.

    The Nursery Book Liberty Hyde Bailey
  • Many grafters apply a bit of wax to the tops of the cion also.

    The Nursery Book Liberty Hyde Bailey
  • The cion must be cut very thin so that they will not break the bark on the stock.

    The Nursery Book Liberty Hyde Bailey
  • The cion extends into the soil nearly as far as the root itself.

    The Nursery Book Liberty Hyde Bailey
  • After union has taken place, the lower part of the cion is removed.

    The Nursery Book Liberty Hyde Bailey
  • To produce some radical change in nature or habit of cion or stock.

    The Nursery Book Liberty Hyde Bailey
  • Affinity can be measured only by the thrift, healthfulness and longevity of the cion.

    The Nursery Book Liberty Hyde Bailey

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