scion
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (botany)
a. el vástago
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Grafting scions is an important technique in an orchard.El injerto de vástagos es una técnica importante en un huerto.
b. el esqueje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You should cut scions in fall or winter.Deberías cortar esquejes en otoño o invierno.
2.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(descendant)
a. el vástago
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
As a scion of the queen, you will be afforded certain privileges. Try to use them wisely.Como un vástago de la reina, recibirás ciertos privilegios. Trata de usarlos sabiamente.
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scion [ˈsaɪən]
noun
(Bot) also vástago (m)
scion of a noble family vástago (m) de una familia noble
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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