Definition of Bay scallop
1. Noun. Muscle of small choice shallow-water scallops.
2. Noun. A small scallop inhabiting shallow waters and mud flats of the Atlantic coast of North America.
Generic synonyms: Escallop, Scallop, Scollop
Group relationships: Genus Pecten
Lexicographical Neighbors of Bay Scallop
Literary usage of Bay scallop
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Adventure Guide to Tampa Bay and Florida's West Coast by Chelle Koster Walton (2003)
"The even better news is that it attracts rich sea life to its mangrove inlets, canals, and mudflats - for example, the blue-eyed bay scallop, blue crab, ..."