sea scallop

Definitions

  • UNDER THE SEA BED Marine Worms, Whelk, Pecten or Scallop and Periwinkle
    UNDER THE SEA BED Marine Worms, Whelk, Pecten or Scallop and Periwinkle
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sea scallop a large scallop inhabiting deep waters of the Atlantic coast of North America
    • n sea scallop muscle of large deep-water scallops
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Usage

In literature:

When the sea is calm, troops of little fleets of scallops, it is said, are sometimes to be observed swimming on the waves.
"Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom" by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
This scallop-shell is but one of many: a number of other species are found on our own shores, and many others again in foreign seas.
"Stories of the Universe: Animal Life" by B. Lindsay
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In poetry:

Donned she now the pilgrim scallop,
Took the pilgrim staff in hand;
Like a cloud-shade flitting eastward,
Wandered she o'er sea and land;
And her footsteps in the desert
Fell like cool rain on the sand.
"The Captive" by James Russell Lowell

In news:

Many years ago, I bought sea scallops.
BOSTON — A new underwater explorer has hit the seas armed with cameras, strobes and sonar and charged with being a protector of sorts to the valuable Atlantic scallop catch.
A new underwater explorer hit the seas this summer, armed with cameras, strobes and sonar and charged with being a protector of sorts to a half-billion dollar resource _ the Atlantic scallop catch.
Thread large sea scallop s on skewers to grill.
Jumbo Sea Scallops with Dungeness Crab, Wild Shrimp Risotto .
1 pound sea scallops .
16 sea scallops (about 1 lb).
1 pound dry sea scallops , tough white muscle removed (see Note).
Sea scallops are larger and easier to grill.
Sea scallops , halved 11/2 cup water 2 T. Add half of scallops .
Sea scallops , halved 11 2 cup.
12 size 4/10 diver sea scallops .
Thread large sea scallops on skewers to grill.
2 pounds sea scallops .
Thread large sea scallops  on skewers to grill.
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