Definitions for scallopˈskɒl əp, ˈskæl-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
scal•lopˈskɒl əp, ˈskæl-(n.; v.)-loped, -lop•ing.
(n.)any usu. ribbed bivalve mollusk of the family Pectinidae that swims by clapping the fluted shell valves together.
the adductor muscle of certain species of such mollusks, used as food.
one of the shells of such a mollusk, usu. having radial ribs and a wavy outer edge.
a scallop shell or scalloplike plate for baking and serving food.
a thin slice of meat, esp. veal, flattened by pounding.
any of a series of curved projections cut along an edge, as of a fabric.
Category: Common Vocabulary
(v.t.)to finish (an edge) with scallops.
(v.i.)to dredge for scallops.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of scallop:
1350–1400; ME scalop, aph. var. of escal(l)op < OF escalope, escalipe shell, perh. < MD scele, scolpe mollusk shell (D schelp )
scallop, crenation, crenature, crenel, crenelle(noun)
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.)
scallop, scollop, escallop(noun)
edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
cutlet, scallop, scollop, escallop(noun)
thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
scallop, scollop, escallop(verb)
edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions
decorate an edge with scallops
"the dress had a scalloped skirt"
bake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top
form scallops in
"scallop the meat"
fish for scallops
shape or cut in scallops
"scallop the hem of the dress"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
scallop(noun)ˈskɒl əp, ˈskæl-
a shellfish with ridges on its shell, that can be eaten
Any of various marine bivalve molluscs of the family Pectinidae which are free-swimming.
a curved projection, making part of a decoration
a fillet of meat, escalope
a form of fried potato
to make or cook scallops
to bake in a casserole (gratin), originally in a scallop shell; especially used in form scalloped
to harvest scallops
Origin: From escalope.
any one of numerous species of marine bivalve mollusks of the genus Pecten and allied genera of the family Pectinidae. The shell is usually radially ribbed, and the edge is therefore often undulated in a characteristic manner. The large adductor muscle of some the species is much used as food. One species (Vola Jacobaeus) occurs on the coast of Palestine, and its shell was formerly worn by pilgrims as a mark that they had been to the Holy Land. Called also fan shell. See Pecten, 2
one of series of segments of circles joined at their extremities, forming a border like the edge or surface of a scallop shell
one of the shells of a scallop; also, a dish resembling a scallop shell
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
to bake in scallop shells or dishes; to prepare with crumbs of bread or cracker, and bake. See Scalloped oysters, below
Translations for scallop
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
an edible shellfish that has a pair of hinged, fan-shaped shells.
- الأسْقَلوب: مَحار مَرْوَحي الشَّكْلArabic
- escalopePortuguese (BR)
- die KammuschelGerman
- χτένι (το οστρακόδερμο)Greek
- coquille Saint-JacquesFrench
- शम्बूक, शंख, घोंघा, तवाHindi
- jakovska kapicaCroatian
- šukutės, geldutėLithuanian
- ķemmes gliemeneLatvian
- صدف وال كب، سيپۍ، ليس ، حاشيهPashto
- hrebenatka, lastúraSlovak
- pokrovača (školjka)Slovenian
- 扇貝Chinese (Trad.)
- دو صمامی خوردنی صدفہ یا سیپ کا جوڑاUrdu
- conđiệp, sòVietnamese
- 扇贝Chinese (Simp.)
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