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bay scallop

noun

Definition of bay scallop

  1. :  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



1943

First Known Use of bay scallop

1943

Rhymes with bay scallop


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