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

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