English dictionary

escallop meaning and definition


Definition of escallop (noun)

  1. edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
  2. thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
  3. edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions


Definition of escallop (verb)

  1. bake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top
Source: Princeton University Wordnet