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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Having passed pinching langoustines and wriggling crabs downstairs, we were ready for divine decadence on a scallop shell. What arrived was misery on plate.
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It's like sinking into a comfortable scallop shell and being cocooned from the world!
For drop camera estimates, quadrat sizes were increased based on the average scallop shell height in the area to adjust for partially visible scallops counted along the edge of the image (O'Keefe et al.
without authority, I wear a scallop shell on my hat,
Scallop shell symbols show your route as former pilgrims would buy a scallop and put the shell in their hat as proof of finishing the journey.
Pilgrims completing the dangerous journey to Compostella through landscapes infested by brigands and wolves were awarded a consecrated scallop shell.
The Scallop Hokaiyaki comes served in half a scallop shell, with scallops, crabmeat, mushrooms and a spicy sauce.
Among the most charming works was Le vol entier de Venus (The Entire Flight of Venus), 1989, which consists of two old tabernacles in carved and gilded wood, each of which contains half of a small kitsch statue of the figure depicted in Botticelli's Birth of Venus; one has the bust, the other the legs on the scallop shell. The title is a pun--the French phrase for "entire flight" resembles the Italian word volentieri (willingly).
And Marco Viana, in his first foray into set design, has come up with an impressive centerpiece that looks like the love child of a scallop shell and anahaw (footstool palm leaf), instantly clueing the audience in on the local folkloric setting.
Rare varieties of seafood like lobster, rainbow trout, code filefish, scallop shell, farmed turbot, hake fish fillet, live crab, live tilapia, farmed sea bream and scad fish will be on offer during the festival.
This pilgrimage to the Church of St James in Galicia, north-western Spain, began in about the eighth century, with pilgrims wearing badges on their hats in the shape of a scallop shell.