scalloper

noun
scal·​lop·​er | \ˈskä-lə-pər, ˈska-, ˈskȯ-\

Definition of scalloper 

1 : a person who dredges for or gathers scallops

2 : a boat equipped and used to dredge for scallops

First Known Use of scalloper

circa 1881, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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