scallop shell

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Noun1.scallop shell - a shell of a scallopscallop shell - a shell of a scallop      
shell - the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod
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scallop shell

nconchiglia di pettine
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The oyster plate in the picture below, which has an estimate of PS100-PS150 at auction, is a formal design by Minton, comprised of six wells separated by bridges of shells and corals and a ring of small scallop shells at the periphery.
I like to serve these in scallop shells, but the mixture also looks appetising on a simple, plain plate.
So scientists at the University of Illinois and Korean-based colleagues examined the antibacterial effects of calcium oxide sourced from scallop shells on E.
The choir screen was completed in the 1870s and features scallop shells in the design.
Scallop shells are a common symbol of pilgrimage and positioned next to a marble St Cuthbert's cross they are a reminder the Cathedral has been a place of pilgrimage for centuries due to it being the saint's final resting place.
Today, ornamental scallop shells are evident in Paisley.
Coquilles St Jacques -- scallop shells filled with succulent scallops in a creamy white sauce, garnished with creamy mash and a cheddar cheese crumb.
12 queen scallops, cleaned (see Diana's intro for how), and 4 clean scallop shells
I reach for the vase and turn it sideways, showing how three scallop shells supported it during the fire-trial.
Scallop shells have a dark side and a light side, so you'll have to look carefully.
Because of the variable chord of scallop shells, it was decided to measure the aspect ratio as the square of the shell length divided by valve area as done by Dadswell and Weihs (1990).