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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    an acronym created to fit an already existing word. A blending of the words "back" and "acronym."

    Some people think gorp stands for "good old raisins and peanuts," but it's probably just a backronym.

    Submitted by seven.exiles from United States on 06/09/2011

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