sea scallop

Definitions of sea scallop

n a large scallop inhabiting deep waters of the Atlantic coast of North America

Pecten magellanicus, giant scallop
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

n muscle of large deep-water scallops

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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