escallop

es·​cal·​lop | \ ə̇ˈskäləp, eˈ-, -kal- \

Definition of escallop

 (Entry 1 of 2)

variant of

escallop

noun
\ " \
variants: or escallop shell
plural -s

Definition of escallop (Entry 2 of 2)

: a decoration in the form of a scallop shell specifically : a scallop-shell device in heraldry usually borne as a charge with the fluted edge downward and the convex side toward the viewer

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History and Etymology for escallop

Noun

Middle English, from Middle French escalope shell

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“Escallop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/escallop. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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