scallop
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˈskɒləp/, /ˈskæləp/
  • (Canada) IPA: /ˈskɒləp/, /ˈskæləp/
  • (traditional New England) IPA: /ˈskɑləp/
  • (British) IPA: /ˈskaləp/, /ˈskɒləp/
  • (New Zealand) IPA: /ˈskɛlɘp/, /ˈskɔlɘp/
  • (Ireland) IPA: /ˈskaləp/
  • (AU) IPA: /ˈskaləp/
Noun

scallop (plural scallops)

  1. Any of various marine bivalve molluscs of the family Pectinidae which are free-swimming.
  2. One of a series of curves, forming an edge similar to a scallop shell.
  3. A fillet of meat, escalope.
  4. A form of fried potato.
  5. A dish shaped like a scallop shell.
Synonyms
  • (mollusc) scollop (British), sea scallop (parts of Australia)
  • (potato) potato cake (parts of Australia), potato scallop (parts of Australia)
Translations Translations Verb

scallop (scallops, present participle scalloping; past and past participle scalloped)

  1. To create or form an edge in the shape of a crescent or multiple crescents.
  2. (transitive) To bake in a casserole (gratin), originally in a scallop shell; especially used in form scalloped
  3. (intransitive) To harvest scallops
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