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escallop (n.)

"scallop shell," also "edge or border cut in the shape of scallops," late 15c., in plural, escalloppys, from Old French escalope, eschalope "shell (of a nut), carapace," from a Germanic source (see scallop). For initial e-, see e-. As a verb from c. 1600 in escalloped "having the border or edge cut out in scallops."

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Definitions of escallop from WordNet
1
escallop (n.)
edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces;
Synonyms: scallop / scollop
escallop (n.)
thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled;
Synonyms: cutlet / scallop / scollop
escallop (n.)
edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions;
Synonyms: scallop / scollop
2
escallop (v.)
bake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top;
Synonyms: scallop
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