scollop

noun
scol·lop | \ ˈskä- , ˈskȯ- \

less common spelling of

1a : any of numerous marine bivalve lamellibranch mollusks (family Pectinidae) that have a radially ribbed shell with the edge undulated and that swim by opening and closing the valves

b : the adductor muscle of a scallop as an article of food

2a : a valve or shell of a scallop

b : a baking dish shaped like a valve of a scallop

3 : one of a continuous series of circle segments or angular projections forming a border (as on cloth or metal)

4 : pattypan

5 [ French escalope, probably from Middle French, shell ] : a thin slice of boneless meat or fish veal scallops

called also escalope

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