Definition of Sea scallop

1. Noun. Muscle of large deep-water scallops.

Group relationships: Giant Scallop, Pecten Magellanicus
Generic synonyms: Escallop, Scallop, Scollop



2. Noun. A large scallop inhabiting deep waters of the Atlantic coast of North America.
Exact synonyms: Giant Scallop, Pecten Magellanicus
Generic synonyms: Escallop, Scallop, Scollop
Group relationships: Genus Pecten

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Scallop

sea raven
sea ravens
sea reed
sea robber
sea robin
sea rocket
sea room
sea rover
sea salmon
sea salt
sea salts
sea sandpiper
sea sandwort
sea saurian
sea sawdust
sea scallop (current term)
sea scooter
sea scooters
sea scorpion
sea scorpions
sea scout
sea scurf
sea scurfs
sea scurvy
sea serpent
sea serpents
sea shanties
sea shanty
sea silk
sea slater

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 ..."

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