One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Australian the commercial scallop, Pecten fumatus, an edible scallop with asymmetric valves found off the coasts of Australia (now rare).
2A large edible scallop, P. maximus, found off the coasts of western Europe and the Mediterranean, also called great scallop.
1930s; earliest use found in Mercury (Hobart).
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