5 letter words ending in ion
Anion (n.) An electro-negative element, or the element which, in electro-chemical decompositions, is evolved at the anode; -- opposed to cation.
Inion (n.) The external occipital protuberance of the skull.
Onion (n.) A liliaceous plant of the genus Allium (A. cepa), having a strong-flavored bulb and long hollow leaves; also, its bulbous root, much used as an article of food. The name is often extended to other species of the genus.
Orion (n.) A large and bright constellation on the equator, between the stars Aldebaran and Sirius. It contains a remarkable nebula visible to the naked eye.
Scion (n.) A shoot or sprout of a plant; a sucker.
Scion (n.) A piece of a slender branch or twig cut for grafting.
Scion (n.) Hence, a descendant; an heir; as, a scion of a royal stock.
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