Gorp meaning

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A mixture of high-energy foods, such as nuts and dried fruit, eaten as a snack.
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A loose mixture of dried fruit, nuts, frequently salt, and sometimes other ingredients; designed as an energy supplement while hiking, climbing, canoeing, etc.
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Origin of gorp

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • The Oxford English Dictionary cites a 1913 reference to the verb "gorp", meaning "to eat greedily". The occasionally theorised good old raisins and peanuts is probably a backronym.

    From Wiktionary