escallop

Definitions of escallop
  1. noun
    edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions
    synonyms: scallop, scollop
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    types:
    Pecten irradians, bay scallop
    a small scallop inhabiting shallow waters and mud flats of the Atlantic coast of North America
    Pecten magellanicus, giant scallop, sea scallop
    a large scallop inhabiting deep waters of the Atlantic coast of North America
    type of:
    bivalve, lamellibranch, pelecypod
    marine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together
  2. noun
    edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
    synonyms: scallop, scollop
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    types:
    sea scallop
    muscle of large deep-water scallops
    bay scallop
    muscle of small choice shallow-water scallops
    type of:
    shellfish
    meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
  3. noun
    thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
    synonyms: cutlet, scallop, scollop
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    type of:
    piece, slice
    a serving that has been cut from a larger portion
  4. verb
    bake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top
    synonyms: scallop
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    type of:
    cook, fix, make, prepare, ready
    prepare for eating by applying heat
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