bay scallop

Definitions of bay scallop
  1. noun
    a small scallop inhabiting shallow waters and mud flats of the Atlantic coast of North America
    synonyms: Pecten irradians
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    type of:
    escallop, scallop, scollop
    edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions
  2. noun
    muscle of small choice shallow-water scallops
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    type of:
    escallop, scallop, scollop
    edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
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