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Meaning of SCALLOP

Pronunciation:  'skâlup

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions
  2. [n]  thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
  3. [n]  edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
  4. [n]  one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.)
  5. [v]  shape or cut in scallops, as of the edge of a garment
  6. [v]  fish for scallops
  7. [v]  form scallops in
  8. [v]  decorate an edge with scallops, as of a dress

SCALLOP is a 7 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: crenation, crenature, crenel, crenelle, cutlet, escallop, escallop, scollop, scollop, scollop, scollop, scollop
 See Also: adorn, bay scallop, bay scallop, beautify, bivalve, core out, curve, curved shape, decorate, embellish, family Pectinidae, fish, form, giant scallop, grace, hollow, hollow out, lamellibranch, ornament, Pecten irradians, Pecten magellanicus, Pectinidae, pelecypod, piece, scallop, scallop, sea scallop, sea scallop, shape, shellfish, slice



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Scal"lop\ (?; 277), n. [OF. escalope a shell, probably
    of German or Dutch origin, and akin to E. scale of a fish;
    cf. D. schelp shell. See {Scale} of a fish, and cf.
    {Escalop}.] [Written also {scollop}.]
    1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of marine bivalve
       mollusks of the genus Pecten and allied genera of the
       family {Pectinid[ae]}. The shell is usually radially
       ribbed, and the edge is therefore often undulated in a
       characteristic manner. The large adductor muscle of some
       the species is much used as food. One species ({Vola
       Jacob[ae]us}) occurs on the coast of Palestine, and its
       shell was formerly worn by pilgrims as a mark that they
       had been to the Holy Land. Called also {fan shell}. See
       {Pecten}, 2.
    Note: The common edible scallop of the Eastern United States
          is {Pecten irradians}; the large sea scallop, also used
          as food, is {P. Clintonius, or tenuicostatus}.
    2. One of series of segments of circles joined at their
       extremities, forming a border like the edge or surface of
       a scallop shell.
    3. One of the shells of a scallop; also, a dish resembling a
       scallop shell.
  2. \Scal"lop\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scalloped}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Scalloping}.]
    1. To mark or cut the edge or border of into segments of
       circles, like the edge or surface of a scallop shell. See
       {Scallop}, n., 2.
    2. (Cookery) To bake in scallop shells or dishes; to prepare
       with crumbs of bread or cracker, and bake. See {Scalloped
       oysters}, below.
Computing Dictionary

A medium-level language for cdc computers, used to bootstrap the first pascal compiler.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a scallop shell in your dream means female sexuality.