Definition of scroggin in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈskrɒɡɪn/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


[mass noun] Australian /NZ
A mixture of dried fruit, nuts, and other food eaten as a snack by hikers.
Example sentences
  • 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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