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a small scallop,
inhabiting shallow waters and mud flats from southeastern Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, especially eastern Long Island Sound.
the edible abductor muscle of this scallop, having a sweet and delicate flavor.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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