[sahy-uh n]



variant of -tion: suspicion.

Origin of -cion

< Latin, equivalent to -c- final in v. stem + -iōn- -ion Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for cion

Historical Examples of cion

  • 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

  • The cion must be cut very thin so that they will not break the bark on the stock.

    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