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  Definition of scallop
  1. edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions
  2. thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
  3. edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
  4. one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.)
  5. shape or cut in scallops; "scallop the hem of the dress"
  6. fish for scallops
  7. form scallops in; "scallop the meat"
  8. decorate an edge with scallops; "the dress had a scalloped skirt"
Similar Words: scollop, escallop, cutlet, crenation, crenature, crenel, crenelle

 

Hyponyms: bay scallop, Pecten irradians, sea scallop, giant scallop, Pecten magellanicus

 

Part Meronyms: scollop, escallop

 

Member Meronyms: Pectinidae, family Pectinidae

 

Derivational Morphology: scollop, crenation, crenature, crenel, crenelle, cutlet, escallop

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: Pectinidae   Finnish: kampasimpukka  
French: coquille   German: Jakobsmuschel  
Icelandic: hörpuskel   Italian: capasanta  
Japanese: ホタテガイ   Korean: 가리비  
Lithuanian: Šukutės   Portuguese: vieira  
Spanish: vieira   Swedish: mussla  
 
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