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English noun: scollop

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

Synonymsescallop, scallop

Broader (hypernym)shellfish

Narrower (hyponym)bay scallop, sea scallop

Part meronymescallop, scallop, scollop

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

Synonymscutlet, escallop, scallop

Broader (hypernym)piece, slice

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

Synonymsescallop, scallop

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: scollop

1. scollop (contact) form scallops in

SamplesScallop the meat.

ExamplesIn the summer they like to go out and scollop


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)core out, hollow, hollow out

2. scollop (competition) fish for scallops


Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)fish

3. scollop (change) shape or cut in scallops

SamplesScallop the hem of the dress.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)form, shape

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