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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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  • The best size is one-third of an inch in diameter, that of stock and cion being the same since the two must match exactly.

  • Any one, with a little practice, can learn to cut a cion, and to graft with success.

    Your Plants James Sheehan
  • The piece of root serves as a temporary support, and roots are emitted along the cion.

    The Nursery Book Liberty Hyde Bailey
  • If the cion greatly outgrows the stock a weak tree is the result.

    The Nursery Book Liberty Hyde Bailey
  • It is well to split all stubs on such branches horizontally, that one cion may not stand directly under another.

    The Nursery Book Liberty Hyde Bailey
  • The little tongue of bark on the stock covers the base of the cion, when it is set.

    The Nursery Book Liberty Hyde Bailey
  • So he grafts them when they still are young,—takes a cion from the kind which he wishes to perpetuate.

  • The cion is tied tightly to the stock (B, Fig. 75), usually with raffia.

    The Nursery Book Liberty Hyde Bailey
  • The requirement is to cause the cion and stock to grow together solidly, making one piece of wood.

    The Apple-Tree L. H. Bailey
  • Many grafters apply a bit of wax to the tops of the cion also.

    The Nursery Book Liberty Hyde Bailey

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