Tuesday, February 28, 2006
Definitions for scion
- A detached shoot or twig of a plant used for grafting.
- Hence, a descendant; an heir.
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Citations for scion
Convinced he was the scion of Louis Alexandre Lebris de Kerouac, a noble Breton, he was off to do genealogical research in the Paris libraries and then to locate his ancestor's hometown in Brittany.
Sassoon, scion of a famously wealthy Jewish banking family, had never needed to earn his living.