from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of scallop.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A thin slice of meat (especially of veal) normally shallow fried
  • n. A scallop

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See escalop.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as scallop.

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

  • n. edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
  • n. thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
  • v. bake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top
  • n. edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions


Middle English escalop, from Old French escalope; see scallop.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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