Definition of Giant scallop
1. Noun. A large scallop inhabiting deep waters of the Atlantic coast of North America.
Generic synonyms: Escallop, Scallop, Scollop
Group relationships: Genus Pecten
Terms within: Sea Scallop
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Literary usage of Giant scallop
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1. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach (1912)
"Here the giant scallop (P. magellanicus) is the species sought. This is much larger than P. ... 'The giant scallop Fishery of Maine' ; Bull. US Fish Comm. ..."
2. Shell-fish Industries by James Lawrence Kellogg (1910)
"We now possess a thorough study of the anatomy and development of the giant scallop by Professor GA Drew, and an interesting investigation of the ..."
3. Shell-fish Industries by James Lawrence Kellogg (1910)
"In. the giant scallop the sexes are separate, but the shallow water form is hermaphroditic. In both cases the ovaries are easily recognized without ..."
4. A Manual of the Common Invertebrate Animals: Exclusive of Insects by Henry Sherring Pratt (1916)
"giant scallop. Shell without ribs but covered with fine radiating striations, 17 cin. long; wings equal in size; upper valve brown, lower white: New Jersey ..."