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coquilles St. Jacques

[ koh-keel san -zhak, zhahk; French koh-kee-yuh san -zhak ]
/ koʊˈkil sɛ̃ ˈʒæk, ˈʒɑk; French koʊ ki yə sɛ̃ ˈʒak /
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noun French Cooking.
an appetizer of minced scallops in a wine and cream sauce topped with grated cheese and browned under a broiler: usually served in scallop shells.
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Origin of coquilles St. Jacques

<French: scallops, literally, St. James shells, after the scallop shells worn as badges by pilgrims to shrines of St. James; see coquille

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