Definition of Sea scallop
1. Noun. Muscle of large deep-water scallops.
2. Noun. A large scallop inhabiting deep waters of the Atlantic coast of North America.
Generic synonyms: Escallop, Scallop, Scollop
Group relationships: Genus Pecten
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Literary usage of Sea scallop
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1. ... A Report Upon the Mollusk Fisheries of Massachusetts by David Lawrence Belding (1909)
"The Maine or Deep-sea Scallop. — In the Boston market the shallow- water scallop has a formidable rival in the giant scallop of the Maine coast, ..."
2. Mrs. Norton's Cook-book: Selecting, Cooking, and Serving for the Home Table by Jeanette Young Norton (1917)
"Deep sea scallop Soup Take one quart of deep sea scallops, wash them carefully, dry them, and cut them in small pieces. Put two quarts of rich milk on the ..."
3. American Druggist (1885)
"The ceiling of this store is roughly plastered in relief, and painted in light greens to represent the sea. Scallop-shells, apparently real and of different ..."