Scion vs Fry - What's the difference?

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Scion is a related term of fry.


As a noun scion

is a descendant, especially a first-generation descendant.

As a proper noun fry is

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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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    fry

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) frien, from (etyl) frire, from (etyl)

    Verb

    (en-verb)
  • To cook (something) in hot fat.
  • To cook in hot fat.
  • (colloquial) To suffer because of too much heat.
  • You'll fry if you go out in this sun with no sunblock on.
  • (informal) To be executed by the electric chair.
  • He's guilty of murder — he's going to fry.
  • (informal) To destroy (something, usually electronic) with excessive heat, voltage, or current.
  • If you apply that much voltage, you'll fry the resistor.
    Synonyms
    * See also
    Derived terms
    * fried * frying * have other fish to fry

    Noun

    (fries)
  • (usually in plural'' fries ) (''mainly Canada and US ) A fried potato.
  • (Ireland, British) A meal of fried sausages, bacon, eggs, etc.
  • (colloquial, archaic) A state of excitement.
  • to be in a fry
    (Webster 1913)
    Synonyms
    * (fried potato''): chip (''Australia, New Zealand, UK ), fried potato * (meal of fried sausages, bacon, etc ): fry-up

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Noun

    (fries)
  • Offspring; progeny; children; brood.
  • Young fish; fishlings.
  • * 1644 , (John Milton), Aeropagitica :
  • it is not possible for man to sever the wheat from the tares, the good fish from the other frie ; that must be the Angels Ministery at the end of mortall things.
  • (archaic) A swarm, especially of something small (a fry of children ).
  • The spawn of frogs.
  • Derived terms
    * small fry English ergative verbs