HyperDic: bay_scallop

English > 2 senses of the expression bay scallop:
NOUNfoodbay scallopmuscle of small choice shallow-water scallops
animalbay scallop, Pecten irradiansa small scallop inhabiting shallow waters and mud flats of the Atlantic coast of North America
English > bay scallop: 2 senses > noun 1, food
Meaningmuscle of small choice shallow-water scallops.
Part ofbay scallop, Pecten irradiansA small scallop inhabiting shallow waters and mud flats of the Atlantic coast of North America
Broaderscallop, scollop, escallopedible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells
English > bay scallop: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningA small scallop inhabiting shallow waters and mud flats of the Atlantic coast of North America.
SynonymPecten irradians
Member ofgenus Pectentype genus of the family Pectinidae
Partsbay scallopmuscle of small choice shallow-water scallops
Broaderscallop, scollop, escallopedible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions

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