• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cion See Scion. "The cion overruleth the stock; and the stock is but passive, and giveth aliment, but no motion, to the graft."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cion An obsolete form of scion.
    • n cion The uvula.
    • n cion An obsolete spelling of the termination -tion. In coercion, epinicion, internecion, suspicion, the obelongs to the root.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. cion,. See Scion


In literature:

In 1330 the father of the Orcagnas, Cione, died; he had worked for some years before that on the altar.
"Arts and Crafts in the Middle Ages" by Julia De Wolf Addison
Orcagna (Andrea di Cione), 52, 56.
"A Text-Book of the History of Painting" by John C. Van Dyke
Andrea Orcagna, otherwise known as Andrea di Cione, one of a brotherhood of painters, was born in Florence about 1315.
"The Old Masters and Their Pictures" by Sarah Tytler
The cions remained plump and green for a long time except for a thin layer at the cut surfaces.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Any one, with a little practice, can learn to cut a cion, and to graft with success.
"Your Plants" by James Sheehan
The black walnut proved to be the best stock for the Persian walnut and two buds to the cion are required.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
One of our first problems was to learn to keep cions from time of cutting until time of use, not knowing when that time was.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Another eminent Florentine artist was ANDREA ORCAGNA, as he is called, though his real name was ANDREA ARCAGNUOLO DI CIONE.
"A History of Art for Beginners and Students: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture" by Clara Erskine Clement
This artist was the son of Maestro Cione, a goldsmith of Florence.
"A History of Art for Beginners and Students" by Clara Erskine Clement
Cion-grafting is practiced in winter under cover.
"The Apple-Tree" by L. H. Bailey
There is also Cion, which is synonymous with Scion.
"Harper's Young People, March 16, 1880" by Various
The cion is cut with two buds, the wedge being started at the lower bud.
"Manual of American Grape-Growing" by U. P. Hedrick
Cions or buds are therefore taken from this plant and set into whatever kind of plant is obtainable and on which they will grow.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
Cione, experimental heteromorphoses, 52.
"The Biological Problem of To-day" by Oscar Hertwig
The cion should not be much over four inches long, and a less length is preferable, but not so convenient for handling.
"The Nut Culturist" by Andrew S. Fuller
After this pear cion has grown one year, the refractory variety is budded upon this pear shoot.
"Dwarf Fruit Trees" by F. A. Waugh
Into this stub insert two cions exactly as for cleft-grafting the apple.
"American Grape Training" by Liberty Hyde (L.H.) Bailey

In news:

Sarah Jane Cion at Cecil's Jazz Club in West Orange.
Sarah Jane Cion and the Audrey Welber Quartet Where: Cecil's Jazz Club, 364 Valley Road, West Orange When: Friday, Jan 22 at 9 pm How much: $15.