scalloping

[ skol-uh-ping, skal- ]
/ ˈskɒl ə pɪŋ, ˈskæl- /

noun

the act or occupation of collecting scallops.
a pattern or contour in the form of scallops, as along the edge of a garment.
the act of finishing an edge with scallops.

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Origin of scalloping

First recorded in 1790–1800; scallop + -ing1
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Medical definitions for scalloping

scalloping
[ skŏlə-pĭng, skăl- ]

n.

A series of indentations or erosions on a normally smooth margin of a structure.
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