Definition of queen scallop in English:

queen scallop

Syllabification: queen scal·lop

noun

  • A small, edible European scallop.
    • Chlamys opercularis, family Pectinidae
    More example sentences
    • The Food Standards Agency have lifted the ban on queen scallop fishing in Scapa Flow.
    • It would result in the largest managed area in the UK and control oysters, mussels, cockles, clams, lobsters, squat, lobsters, queen scallops, crabs, whelks, razor fish and crawfish.
    • High levels of PSP toxins have also been detected in queen scallops and mussels scattered up the west coast.

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