Definition of cion

 (Entry 1 of 2)

variant spelling of

variants: or ciono-

Definition of cion- (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : uvula cionitis cionotomy
2 : pillar cionocranial

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History and Etymology for cion

Combining form

New Latin, from Greek kion-, kiono-, from kion-, kiōn pillar, uvula; akin to Armenian siun pillar

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“Cion.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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