scollop

noun
scol·​lop | \ ˈskä- How to pronounce scollop (audio) , 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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“Scollop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scollop. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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