gorp
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1968 a snack consisting of high-energy food (as raisins and nuts)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gorp — [[t]gɔrp[/t]] n. cvb inf a mixture of nuts, raisins, chocolate chips, etc., eaten as a high energy snack, as by hikers • Etymology: 1955–60; perh. alter. of glop …   From formal English to slang

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