Scion vs Brood - What's the difference?

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Scion is a related term of brood.


As nouns the difference between scion and brood

is that scion is a descendant, especially a first-generation descendant while brood is .

scion

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Alternative forms

* ** *** sioun *** syoun ** *** syon ** *** sien *** sion *** syen *** syon ** *** seyon *** sien *** syen * ** *** cyun ** *** cion ** *** cien *** cion *** cyen *** cyon ** *** cion (now chiefly in botanical senses) * ** *** science *** scyence *** siens *** sient ** *** cions *** cyence *** cyens *** cyons *** sciance *** science *** scient *** sience *** siens *** sient * ** *** scyon ** *** scion *** scioun ** *** scion ** *** scien *** scion *** scyen ** *** scion *** scyon ** *** scion (standard spelling)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A descendant, especially a first-generation descendant.
  • A detached shoot or twig containing buds from a woody plant, used in grafting; a shoot or twig in a general sense.
  • The heir to a throne.
  • A guardian.
  • Quotations

    * '>citation * 1966 , , An Early Passover , Clifton Pub. Co., paperback edition, page 24 *: It was said to him that those people were the scions of Zion. * 1986 , , Penguin, paperback edition, page 72 *: He could show his parents Eliot, scion of Derek Moulthorp, and then how could they say he was throwing his life away?

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    brood

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    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The young of certain animals, especially a group of young birds or fowl hatched at one time by the same mother.
  • * Bible, Luke xiii. 34
  • As a hen doth gather her brood under her wings.
  • (uncountable) The young of any egg-laying creature, especially if produced at the same time.
  • The eggs and larvae of social insects such as bees, ants and some wasps, especially when gathered together in special brood chambers or combs within the colony.
  • The children in one family.
  • That which is bred or produced; breed; species.
  • * Chapman
  • Flocks of the airy brood , / (Cranes, geese or long-necked swans).
  • (mining) Heavy waste in tin and copper ores.
  • See also

    * flock, litter, young, get, issue, offspring, posterity, progeny, seed, kin * cicada

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To keep an egg warm to make it hatch.
  • In some species of birds, both the mother and father brood the eggs.
  • To protect.
  • Under the rock was a midshipman fish, brooding a mass of eggs.
  • To dwell upon moodily and at length.
  • He sat brooding about the upcoming battle, fearing the outcome.
  • * Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Brooding over all these matters, the mother felt like one who has evoked a spirit.
  • * Tennyson
  • when with downcast eyes we muse and brood

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