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Scollop vs. Scallop: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Sumera Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on November 22, 2023
"Scollop" is a misspelling. The correct spelling is "Scallop," a marine mollusk with a ridged shell and edible flesh, or a decorative edge.

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Key Differences

Remember "Scallop" starts with "Scal-", like "scale" which is similar to its shell appearance.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 22, 2023
There's only one "l" in "scollop" but two in "Scallop."
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Nov 22, 2023
Think of the "double l" for the double shells a scallop has.
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Nov 22, 2023
"Scallop" rhymes with "gallop."
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Nov 22, 2023
Envision a scalloped edge – the edge has repeating curves like the double "l" in "Scallop."
Janet White
Nov 22, 2023
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Scallop Definitions

Scallop is a marine mollusk with a fan-shaped shell.
She collected a beautiful scallop shell at the beach.
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Oct 02, 2023
Scallop can also mean a decorative edge cut in material.
Her dress had a scallop trim.
Aimie Carlson
Oct 02, 2023
Scallop as a verb means to edge or decorate with the scalloped shape.
She scalloped the fabric for her project.
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Oct 02, 2023
Scallop is also a method of cooking in a creamy sauce.
The chicken was prepared scallop style.
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Oct 02, 2023
Scallop refers to the edible part of this mollusk.
He ordered the scallop appetizer at the restaurant.
Harlon Moss
Oct 02, 2023
Any of various marine bivalve mollusks of the family Pectinidae, having fan-shaped shells with a radiating fluted pattern.
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Oct 02, 2023
The edible adductor muscle of a scallop.
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Oct 02, 2023
A shell of a scallop, or a dish in a similar shape, used for baking and serving seafood.
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Oct 02, 2023
One of a series of curved projections forming an ornamental border.
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Oct 02, 2023
See escalope.
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Oct 02, 2023
To edge (cloth, for example) with a series of curved projections.
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Oct 02, 2023
To bake in a casserole with milk or a sauce and often with bread crumbs
Scalloped potatoes.
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Oct 02, 2023
To cut (meat) into thin boneless slices.
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Oct 02, 2023
To gather scallops for eating or sale.
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Oct 02, 2023
Any of various marine bivalve molluscs of the family Pectinidae which are free-swimming.
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One of a series of curves, forming an edge similar to a scallop shell, especially in knitting and crochet.
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Oct 02, 2023
(cooking) A fillet of meat, escalope.
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(cooking) A form of fried potato.
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Oct 02, 2023
A dish shaped like a scallop shell.
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Oct 02, 2023
To create or form an edge in the shape of a crescent or multiple crescents.
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Oct 02, 2023
(transitive) To bake in a casserole (gratin), originally in a scallop shell; especially used in form scalloped
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Oct 02, 2023
(intransitive) To harvest scallops
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Oct 02, 2023
Any one of numerous species of marine bivalve mollusks of the genus Pecten and allied genera of the family Pectinidæ. The shell is usually radially ribbed, and the edge is therefore often undulated in a characteristic manner. The large adductor muscle of some the species is much used as food. One species (Vola Jacobæus) occurs on the coast of Palestine, and its shell was formerly worn by pilgrims as a mark that they had been to the Holy Land. Called also fan shell. See Pecten, 2.
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Oct 02, 2023
One of series of segments of circles joined at their extremities, forming a border like the edge or surface of a scallop shell.
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Oct 02, 2023
One of the shells of a scallop; also, a dish resembling a scallop shell.
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Oct 02, 2023
To bake in scallop shells or dishes; to prepare with crumbs of bread or cracker, and bake. See Scalloped oysters, below.
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Oct 02, 2023
One of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.)
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Oct 02, 2023
Edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
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Oct 02, 2023
Thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
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Oct 02, 2023
Edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions
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Oct 02, 2023
Decorate an edge with scallops;
The dress had a scalloped skirt
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Oct 02, 2023
Form scallops in;
Scallop the meat
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Oct 02, 2023
Fish for scallops
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Oct 02, 2023
Shape or cut in scallops;
Scallop the hem of the dress
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Oct 02, 2023

FAQs

Why is it called Scallop?

It's called Scallop from the Old French "escalope" meaning shell.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 22, 2023

What is the root word of Scallop?

The root is the Old French word "escalope."
Harlon Moss
Nov 22, 2023

What is the plural form of Scallop?

The plural form is "Scallops."
Sara Rehman
Nov 22, 2023

Is Scallop an abstract noun?

No, it refers to a tangible object or action.
Janet White
Nov 22, 2023

Which vowel is used before Scallop?

The letter "a" is used.
Sara Rehman
Nov 22, 2023

Which article is used with Scallop?

Both "a" and "the" can be used, depending on context.
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Nov 22, 2023

What is the verb form of Scallop?

The verb form is also "scallop," as in "to scallop edges."
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Nov 22, 2023

Which preposition is used with Scallop?

"Of" or "with," depending on context, e.g., "Scallops of the Atlantic."
Harlon Moss
Nov 22, 2023

What is the pronunciation of Scallop?

It's pronounced as /ˈskæl.əp/.
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Nov 22, 2023

What is the singular form of Scallop?

The singular form is "Scallop."
Sara Rehman
Nov 22, 2023

Which conjunction is used with Scallop?

No specific conjunction is associated exclusively with "Scallop."
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Nov 22, 2023

Is Scallop a noun or adjective?

"Scallop" is primarily a noun but can be used as an adjective in contexts like "scallop edge."
Harlon Moss
Nov 22, 2023

Is Scallop a negative or positive word?

"Scallop" is neutral.
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Nov 22, 2023

Is Scallop a vowel or consonant?

"Scallop" is a word containing both vowels and consonants.
Sara Rehman
Nov 22, 2023

Is Scallop a countable noun?

Yes, you can have one scallop or several scallops.
Sara Rehman
Nov 22, 2023

Is the Scallop term a metaphor?

It can be used metaphorically in design contexts to describe a specific edge shape.
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Nov 22, 2023

How many syllables are in Scallop?

There are two syllables in "Scallop."
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Nov 22, 2023

How do we divide Scallop into syllables?

Scal-lop
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Nov 22, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in Scallop?

The first syllable, "Scal," is stressed.
Sara Rehman
Nov 22, 2023

What is another term for Scallop?

Another term could be "shellfish" or "bivalve" but these are broader terms.
Harlon Moss
Nov 22, 2023

What is the second form of Scallop?

As a verb, the second form is "scalloped."
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Nov 22, 2023

Is Scallop a collective noun?

No, "Scallop" is not a collective noun.
Harlon Moss
Nov 22, 2023

What is the first form of Scallop?

As a verb, the first form is "scallop."
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 22, 2023

What part of speech is Scallop?

Scallop is primarily a noun but can also be a verb.
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Nov 22, 2023

What is the opposite of Scallop?

There isn't a direct opposite for "Scallop."
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Nov 22, 2023

Which determiner is used with Scallop?

Determiners like "the," "a," "some," or "many" can be used.
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Nov 22, 2023

What is the third form of Scallop?

As a verb, the third form is "scalloped."
Sara Rehman
Nov 22, 2023

How is Scallop used in a sentence?

She sautéed the scallops with garlic and white wine.
Harlon Moss
Nov 22, 2023

Is Scallop an adverb?

No, "Scallop" is not an adverb.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 22, 2023

Is the word Scallop imperative?

No, but it can be used in an imperative sentence like, "Scallop the edge."
Harlon Moss
Nov 22, 2023
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