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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sci·on /ˈsaɪən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sci·on n.
 1. Bot. (a) A shoot or sprout of a plant; a sucker. (b) A piece of a slender branch or twig cut for grafting. [Formerly written also cion, and cyon.]
 2. Hence, a descendant; an heir; as, a scion of a royal stock.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a descendent or heir; "a scion of royal stock"