bay scallop


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, 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, 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,, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 28 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of bay scallop

1943, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bay scallop was in 1943

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“Bay scallop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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