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[sahy-uh n] /ˈsaɪ ən/
scion (def 2). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The cions are stored in sand, moss or sawdust in a cool cellar, or they may be buried in a sandy place.

    The Nursery Book Liberty Hyde Bailey
  • In some cases, new wood is added in the form of cions of last year's twigs.

    The Apple-Tree L. H. Bailey
  • It is a common opinion that cions are worthless if cut during freezing weather, but this is unfounded.

    The Nursery Book Liberty Hyde Bailey
  • The cions are all whittled before the grafter enters the tree.

    The Nursery Book Liberty Hyde Bailey
  • The edges of the bark are trimmed, and cions are cut a couple inches longer than the width of the girdle.

    The Nursery Book Liberty Hyde Bailey
  • When the stock is sufficiently large, two cions can be inserted, as in fig. 13.

    Parsons on the Rose Samuel Browne Parsons
  • cions or buds are therefore taken from this plant and set into whatever kind of plant is obtainable and on which they will grow.

  • Into this stub insert two cions exactly as for cleft-grafting the apple.

    American Grape Training Liberty Hyde (L.H.) Bailey
  • In young trees set for the purpose of top-working, the trunk may be cut off at the desired height and two cions inserted.

    The Apple-Tree L. H. Bailey
  • The stocks, in this method, are cut so that the cions may be inserted as the original cutting and not as the new growth.

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