Scallop

  • 1 Scallop — Scal lop (?; 277), n. [OF. escalope a shell, probably of German or Dutch origin, and akin to E. scale of a fish; cf. D. schelp shell. See {Scale} of a fish, and cf. {Escalop}.] [Written also {scollop}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species… …

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  • 2 Scallop — Scal lop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scalloped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scalloping}.] 1. To mark or cut the edge or border of into segments of circles, like the edge or surface of a scallop shell. See {Scallop}, n., 2. [1913 Webster] 2. (Cookery) To bake in… …

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  • 3 scallop parrot — Zebra e bra, n. [Pg. zebra; cf. Sp. cebra; probably from a native African name.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any member of three species of African wild horses remarkable for having the body white or yellowish white, and conspicuously marked with dark brown or… …

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  • 4 bay scallop — noun Date: 1943 a scallop (Argopecten irradians) of United States coastal and estuarine waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico that is harvested commercially for food …

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  • 5 sea scallop — noun Date: circa 1931 a large deep water scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) of the Atlantic coast of North America that is harvested commercially for food …

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  • 6 scallop — I. noun also scollop Etymology: Middle English scalop, from Anglo French escalope shell, of Germanic origin; akin to Middle Dutch schelpe shell Date: 15th century 1. a. any of numerous marine bivalve lamellibranch mollusks (family Pectinidae)… …

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  • 7 Scallop — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …

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  • 8 Atlantic calico scallop — Taxobox name = Atlantic calico scallop image width = 250px image caption = Atlantic callico scallop Argopecten gibbus regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Bivalvia ordo = Ostreoida familia = Pectinidae genus = Argopectin species = A.… …

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  • 9 Rough scallop — Taxobox name = Rough scallop regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Bivalvia familia = Pectinidae genus = Aequipecten species = A. muscosus binomial = Aequipecten muscosus binomial authority = (W. Wood) synonyms = Chlamys muscosus The… …

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  • 10 The Ramsay Scallop — is a book written by Frances Temple. Books by Frances Temple * * Grab Hands and Run * The Ramsay Scallop * Tonight, by Sea …

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  • 11 Flame scallop — taxobox name = Flame scallop image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Bivalvia subclassis = Pteriomorphia ordo = Limoida familia = Limidae genus = Lima species = L. scabra binomial = Lima scabra binomial authority = Born …

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  • 12 Queen scallop — The Queen scallop ( Aequipecten opercularis ) is a medium sized member of the scallop family, a species of edible marine bivalve mollusk. At about 7 cm in size, it is one of the smaller scallops that is commercially exploited. The shell of this… …

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  • 13 Scallop-breasted Antpitta — Taxobox name = Scallop breasted Antpitta status = NT | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Formicariidae genus = Grallaricula species = G. loricata binomial = Grallaricula… …

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  • 14 Scallop dredge — The scallop dredge, or oyster dredge, is a dredge which is towed along the bottom of the sea by a fishing boat until it is full of scallops or oysters. It is then lifted onto the boat and emptied. The dredge can also be used to harvest sea… …

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  • 15 white bush (scallop) — ☆ white bush (scallop) or white bush n. a variety of summer squash having a saucer shaped white fruit, scalloped around the edges * * * …

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  • 16 bay scallop — 1. a small scallop, Pecten irradians, inhabiting shallow waters and mud flats from southeastern Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, esp. eastern Long Island Sound. 2. the edible abductor muscle of this scallop, having a sweet and delicate flavor. * * * …

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  • 17 giant scallop. — See sea scallop. * * * …

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  • 18 scallop — /skol euhp, skal /, n. 1. any of the bivalve mollusks of the genus Argopecten (Pecten) and related genera that swim by rapidly clapping the fluted shell valves together. 2. the adductor muscle of certain species of such mollusks, used as food. 3 …

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  • 19 sea scallop — 1. Also called giant scallop. a large scallop, Pecten magellanicus, of deep waters off the Atlantic coast of North America. 2. the abductor muscle of this scallop, eaten as food. * * * …

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  • 20 scallop — 1. noun a) Any of various marine bivalve molluscs of the family Pectinidae which are free swimming. b) a curved projection, making part of a decoration Syn: scollop, sea scallop, potato cake, potato scallop 2. verb …

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