HyperDic: sea_scallop

English > 2 senses of the expression sea scallop:
NOUNfoodsea scallopmuscle of large deep-water scallops
animalsea scallop, giant scallop, Pecten magellanicusa large scallop inhabiting deep waters of the Atlantic coast of North America
English > sea scallop: 2 senses > noun 1, food
Meaningmuscle of large deep-water scallops.
Part ofsea scallop, giant scallop, Pecten magellanicusA large scallop inhabiting deep waters of the Atlantic coast of North America
Broaderscallop, scollop, escallopedible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells
English > sea scallop: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningA large scallop inhabiting deep waters of the Atlantic coast of North America.
Synonymsgiant scallop, Pecten magellanicus
Member ofgenus Pectentype genus of the family Pectinidae
Partssea scallopmuscle of large deep-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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