Scion – meaning of the word and examples

A young member of a rich and famous family: (Cambridge Dictionary)

A detached living portion of a plant (such as a bud or shoot) joined to a stock in grafting and usually supplying solely aerial parts to a graft. (Merriam – Webster)

Especiallya descendant of a wealthy, aristocratic, or influential family. (Merriam – Webster)

A scion of a rich or famous family is one of its younger or more recent members. (Collins Dictionary)

A young shoot or twig of a plant, especially one cut for grafting or rooting. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A descendant of a notable family. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A descendant. (

Also cion, a shoot or twig, especially one cut for grafting or planting; a cutting. (


Saudi arrest of Binladin family scion shatters royal entente.

A Binladin family scion had been arrested before the execution of the leader terrorist. 

Jaffa Bakery Scion Has Turned Israel Football Into a Little UN.


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