bay scallop

noun

Definition of bay scallop

: a scallop (Argopecten irradians) of U.S. coastal and estuarine waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico that is harvested commercially for food

Examples of bay scallop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The little bay scallop is a delicious bivalve mollusk that’s indigenous throughout the East Coast of the US from New England to Florida and along the Gulf Coast to Texas. Popular Science, "14 wild edibles you can pull right out of the ocean," 19 Oct. 2020 Olive oil pressed mozzarella with peaches and prosciutto, veal meatballs with polenta and San Marzano tomato, and farfalle with bay scallop and asparagus are the stars of the starter lineup. Georgann Yara, azcentral, "Arizona Restaurant Week Spring 2020: Here are 15 great menus to try for dine-in or takeout," 14 June 2020 The four-course menu will include lemon-ricotta squash blossoms, bay scallops with risotto, lamb loin with fregola and limoncello ice cream with almond cake and berries. Rod Stafford Hagwood, sun-sentinel.com, "Get your wine on with these vino events in South Florida," 29 Aug. 2019 There is nothing like summer corn grown on eastern Long Island or Nantucket bay scallops in the fall. Carrie Dennett, Washington Post, "Herring and pumpernickel, anyone? Try the Nordic diet.," 12 Aug. 2019 The highlight of a visit to D’Berto’s kitchen is a plate of black zamburiñas, bay scallops served grilled in the shell, with coral intact, which combine intense salinity with a hint of sweetness. Tom Downey, WSJ, "A Spanish Food and Wine Region Comes Alive Again," 6 Dec. 2018 Though the dishes are constantly changing, expect items like porcini with egg yolk fudge in a wild mushroom broth, and bay scallop with celtuce, pine nuts, and little gem. Jenna Scatena, Condé Nast Traveler, "32 Best Restaurants in San Francisco," 1 Mar. 2018 The menu will consist of fish and chips or fried shrimp at $10, baked haddock or bay scallops at $11, fried clams at $14, a seafood platters at $17 and more. Courant Community, "Community News For The Putnam-Killingly Edition," 2 July 2018 Dover sole, Nantucket bay scallops, and Maryland crab cakes were a few of the dishes offered using food from all of the Four Seasons' own purveyors. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "The Team Behind the Old Four Seasons Is Putting Together a New One," 28 Mar. 2017

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1943, in the meaning defined above

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31 Oct 2020

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“Bay scallop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bay%20scallop. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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