• WordNet 3.6
    • n Cyon Asiatic wild dog
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cyon See Cion, and Scion.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cyon An obsolete form of scion.
    • n cyon A genus of wild dogs of southeastern Asia, differing from Canis in lacking the small last lower molar. It contains such forms as C. primævus, the buansuah, regarded by some as a primitive type of the domestic dog; C. dukhunensis, the buansuah, dhole, or wild dog of the Deccan, India; and C. sumatrensis, of Sumatra. The genus was established by Hodgson. Also written Cuon and Kuon. See cut under buansuah.
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In literature:

And thus much for the planting and setting of cyons or branches.
"The English Husbandman" by Gervase Markham
Madame F. L. Cyon was at Lille when it was taken by the Germans, and spent some time there nursing during the German occupation.
"The Better Germany in War Time" by Harold Picton
If in bending, the Cyons cracke, the matter is small, cleanse the ground and he will recouer.
"A New Orchard And Garden" by William Lawson
The English Cope of Cyon is another notable example of needlework from this time.
"Education: How Old The New" by James J. Walsh
If you are satisfied with Pro'cyon I suppose it is that.
"The Letters of Ambrose Bierce" by Ambrose Bierce

In news:

Cyon Research is conducting two surveys, calling on members of the CAD/engineering community for immediate feedback.
Detroit native Robert Mitchell, aka Cyon Flare, moved here from Ann Arbor almost a year ago.