escallop

Primary Meanings of escallop

1.
n
edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions
2.
n
thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
3.
v
bake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top
Full Definitions of escallop
1

n 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
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

n edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces

Synonyms:
scallop, scollop
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)
2

n thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled

Synonyms:
cutlet, scallop, scollop
Type of:
piece, slice
a serving that has been cut from a larger portion
3

v bake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top

Synonyms:
scallop
Type of:
cook, fix, make, prepare, ready
prepare for eating by applying heat

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