Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of scallop.
  • adj. having an edge or border marked with semicircles
  • adj. baked in layers of thin slices in a sauce, usually with cheese, as a casserole, e.g. scalloped potatoes; gratin
  • adj. baked in a scallop shell

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Furnished with a scallop; made or done with or in a scallop.
  • adj. Having the edge or border cut or marked with segments of circles. See Scallop, n., 2.
  • adj. Baked in a scallop; cooked with crumbs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Furnished with a scallop; made or done with a scallop.
  • Cut at the edge or border into segments of circles.
  • In heraldry, same as escalloped.
  • In botany, same as crenate, 1 .
  • Cooked in a scallop.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a margin with rounded scallops

Etymologies

scallop +‎ -ed. In culinary sense, originally referred to a seafood dish baked and served in a scallop shell, but now used more generally. (Wiktionary)

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