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Noun: escallop  i'ska-lup or e'ska-lup
  1. Edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
    - scallop, scollop
     
  2. Thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
    - cutlet, scallop, scollop, escalope
     
  3. Edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions
    - scallop, scollop
Verb: escallop  i'ska-lup or e'ska-lup
  1. Bake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top
    - scallop

Derived forms: escalloped, escalloping, escallops

Type of: bivalve, cook, fix, lamellibranch, make, pelecypod, piece, prepare, ready, shellfish, slice

Part of: family Pectinidae, Pectinidae

Encyclopedia: Escallop