Scion vs Kindred - What's the difference?

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Scion is a related term of kindred.


As nouns the difference between scion and kindred

is that scion is a descendant, especially a first-generation descendant while kindred is (often|plural only) distant and close relatives, collectively or kindred can be a combination of extended family and religious group, of the religious order in america.

As an adjective kindred is

of the same nature.

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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    kindred

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (often, plural only) Distant and close relatives, collectively. (rfex)
  • (often, plural only) Peoples of the same ethnic descent, not including speaker; brethren. (rfex)
  • (countable) A grouping of relatives.
  • * Shakespeare
  • I think there's no man is secure / But the queen's kindred .

    Synonyms

    * (people of same ethnic descent) brethren, kinship

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A combination of extended family and religious group, of the religious order in America.
  • Synonyms

    * Hearth * Garth * Stead

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Of the same nature.
  • * 1924 , , Metaphysics , translated by W. D. Ross, Nashotah, Wisconsin, USA: The Classical Library, 2001, book 1, part 1.
  • We have said in the Ethics what the difference is between art and science and the other kindred faculties;

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