Definition of escallop in English:

escallop

noun

  • 1

    variant spelling of escalope
  • 2

    another term for scallop
  • 3Heraldry
    A scallop shell as a charge.

    • ‘About the only tangible connection is the coat of arms (containing the three escallops of the Graham Clan).’
    • ‘The full shield for the Elliot name was red within a border of silver upon which were eight blue escallops.’

verb

  • another term for scallop
    • ‘There we enjoyed a glass of excellent Merlot, along with a delicious dish of escalloped fish and potatoes.’
    • ‘Such things as macaroni au gratin and escalloped fish can also be baked and served in these dishes, which cost 25 cents each.’

Origin

Late 15th century (in escallop): from Old French escalope shell. Compare with escalope and scallop.

Pronunciation:

escallop

/ɪˈskɒləp//ɛˈskɒləp//ɪˈskaləp//ɛˈskaləp/