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Definition of Scallop

Scallop
Scallop Scal"lop (?; 277), n. [OF. escalope a shell, probably of German or Dutch origin, and akin to E. scale of a fish; cf. D. schelp shell. See Scale of a fish, and cf. Escalop.] [Written also scollop.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of marine bivalve mollusks of the genus Pecten and allied genera of the family Pectinid[ae]. The shell is usually radially ribbed, and the edge is therefore often undulated in a characteristic manner. The large adductor muscle of some the species is much used as food. One species (Vola Jacob[ae]us) occurs on the coast of Palestine, and its shell was formerly worn by pilgrims as a mark that they had been to the Holy Land. Called also fan shell. See Pecten, 2. Note: The common edible scallop of the Eastern United States is Pecten irradians; the large sea scallop, also used as food, is P. Clintonius, or tenuicostatus. 2. One of series of segments of circles joined at their extremities, forming a border like the edge or surface of a scallop shell. 3. One of the shells of a scallop; also, a dish resembling a scallop shell.
Scallop
Scallop Scal"lop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scalloped; p. pr. & vb. n. Scalloping.] 1. To mark or cut the edge or border of into segments of circles, like the edge or surface of a scallop shell. See Scallop, n., 2. 2. (Cookery) To bake in scallop shells or dishes; to prepare with crumbs of bread or cracker, and bake. See Scalloped oysters, below.

Meaning of Scallop from wikipedia

- Scallop (/ˈskɒləp, ˈskæləp/) is a common name that is primarily applied to any one of numerous species of sal****er clams or marine bivalve mollusks in...
- Scalloping may refer to: Scallop fishing Scallop gathering Scalloping (fingerboard), shaping of fingerboards of stringed instruments Scalloping, gratin...
- queen scallop (Aequipecten opercularis) is a medium-sized species of scallop, an edible marine bivalve mollusk in the family Pectinidae, the scallops. It...
- Smoked scallops are scallops that have been smoked. A scallop is a common name applied to many species of marine bivalve mollusks in the family Pectinidae...
- Farrer's scallop (Chlamys farreri), also known as the Chinese scallop, is a species of marine bivalve mollusk is the scallop family; Pectinidae. This...
- Scallop aquaculture is the commercial activity of cultivating (farming) scallops until they reach a marketable size and can be sold as a consumer product...
- common names Atlantic bay scallop or bay scallop, is a marine bivalve mollusk in the family Pectinidae, a species of scallop. An edible sal****er clam...
- The scalloped hammerhead (Sphyrna lewini) is a species of hammerhead shark in the family Sphyrnidae. It was originally known as Zygaena lewini. The Gr****...
- maximus, common names the great scallop, king scallop, St James s**** or escallop, is a northeast Atlantic species of scallop, an edible sal****er clam, a...
- Scallop is a 2003 work by British artist Maggi Hambling. It is located on Aldeburgh beach, Suffolk, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is a...