es•cal•lopPronunciation: (e-skol'up, e-skal'-), [key]
to bake (food cut into pieces) in a sauce or other liquid, often with crumbs on top; scallop.
to bake (fish, potatoes, etc.) in scallop shells.
a representation of a scallop shell, traditionally associated with pilgrimages and crusades. Also,es•cal'op (for defs. 1–3).
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