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English noun: escallop

1. escallop (food) edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces

Synonymsscallop, scollop

Broader (hypernym)shellfish

Narrower (hyponym)bay scallop, sea scallop

Part meronymescallop, scallop, scollop

2. escallop (food) thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled

Synonymscutlet, scallop, scollop

Broader (hypernym)piece, slice

3. escallop (animal) edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions

Synonymsscallop, scollop

Broader (hypernym)bivalve, lamellibranch, pelecypod

Narrower (hyponym)bay scallop, giant scallop, Pecten irradians, Pecten magellanicus, sea scallop

Part holonymescallop, scallop, scollop

Member meronymfamily Pectinidae, Pectinidae

English verb: escallop

1. escallop (creation) bake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cook, fix, make, prepare, ready

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