Escalop
Escalop Es*cal"op (?; 277), n. [OF. escalope shell, F. escalope a sort of cut of meat. See {Scallop}.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A bivalve shell of the genus {Pecten}. See {Scallop}. [1913 Webster]

2. A regular, curving indenture in the margin of anything. See {Scallop}. ``So many jags or escalops.'' --Ray. [1913 Webster]

3. (a) The figure or shell of an escalop, considered as a sign that the bearer had been on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Hence: (b) (Her.) A bearing or a charge consisting of an escalop shell. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Escaloped — Es*cal oped, a. 1. Cut or marked in the form of an escalop; scalloped. [1913 Webster] 2. (Her.) Covered with a pattern resembling a series of escalop shells, each of which issues from between two others. Its appearance is that of a surface… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Escaloped oysters — Escaloped Es*cal oped, a. 1. Cut or marked in the form of an escalop; scalloped. [1913 Webster] 2. (Her.) Covered with a pattern resembling a series of escalop shells, each of which issues from between two others. Its appearance is that of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • fan shell — Scallop Scal lop (?; 277), n. [OF. escalope a shell, probably of German or Dutch origin, and akin to E. scale of a fish; cf. D. schelp shell. See {Scale} of a fish, and cf. {Escalop}.] [Written also {scollop}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pecten Clintonius — Scallop Scal lop (?; 277), n. [OF. escalope a shell, probably of German or Dutch origin, and akin to E. scale of a fish; cf. D. schelp shell. See {Scale} of a fish, and cf. {Escalop}.] [Written also {scollop}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pecten irradians — Scallop Scal lop (?; 277), n. [OF. escalope a shell, probably of German or Dutch origin, and akin to E. scale of a fish; cf. D. schelp shell. See {Scale} of a fish, and cf. {Escalop}.] [Written also {scollop}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pecten tenuicostatus — Scallop Scal lop (?; 277), n. [OF. escalope a shell, probably of German or Dutch origin, and akin to E. scale of a fish; cf. D. schelp shell. See {Scale} of a fish, and cf. {Escalop}.] [Written also {scollop}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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