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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bay′ scal`lop(n.)

  1. a small scallop, Pecten irradians, of shallow North American Atlantic waters.

    Category: Invertebrates

  2. the edible adductor muscle of this scallop, having a sweet and delicate flavor.

    Category: Invertebrates

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bay scallop(noun)

    muscle of small choice shallow-water scallops

  2. bay scallop, Pecten irradians(noun)

    a small scallop inhabiting shallow waters and mud flats of the Atlantic coast of North America

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