One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
nounmass nounNZ, Australian
A mixture of dried fruit, nuts, and other food eaten as a snack by hikers.
- ‘Before you set off on your next family walk or outing, try making one of these super easy scroggin mixes to keep your energy up.’
- ‘I found the scroggin mix with dried banana rings give good slow release energy.’
- ‘We took a short break and snacked on that most ubiquitous of bushwalker delicacies, the dried fruit and nuts mix called scroggin.’
1940s: of unknown origin.
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