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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


Synonymsscallop


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


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









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