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Related / Similar Words: scollop, escallop, cutlet, crenation, crenature, crenel, crenelle

 

Definition:
  • edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions;
  • thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled;
  • edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces;
  • 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.);
  • shape or cut in scallops; "scallop the hem of the dress";
  • fish for scallops;
  • form scallops in; "scallop the meat";
  • decorate an edge with scallops; "the dress had a scalloped skirt";

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    Hyponyms: bay scallop, Pecten irradians, sea scallop, giant scallop, Pecten magellanicus

     

    Part Meronyms: scollop, escallop

     

    Member Meronyms: Pectinidae, family Pectinidae

     

    Derivational Morphology: scollop, crenation, crenature, crenel, crenelle, cutlet, escallop

     

    Language Translations:
    Dutch: Pectinidae   Finnish: kampasimpukka  
    French: coquille   German: Jakobsmuschel  
    Icelandic: hörpuskel   Italian: capasanta  
    Japanese: ホタテガイ   Korean: 가리비  
    Lithuanian: Šukutės   Portuguese: vieira  
    Spanish: vieira   Swedish: mussla  
     
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