gorp

gorp

[gawrp]
noun Informal.
a mixture of nuts, raisins, dried fruits, seeds, or the like eaten as a high-energy snack, as by hikers and climbers.

Origin:
1955–60; perhaps alteration of glop

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/gorp/ (CMU, perhaps from the canonical hiker's food, Good Old Raisins and Peanuts) Another metasyntactic variable, like foo and bar.

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