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escallop

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

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escallop

noun \ " \
variants: or escallop shell

Definition of escallop

plural -s
: 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

Origin and Etymology of escallop

Middle English, from Middle French escalope shell


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