trail mix


: a mixture of seeds, nuts, and dried fruits eaten as a snack especially by hikers

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Sanders became a division of fellow Michigan brand Kar's Nuts, a nut and trail mix company, in 2018. Miriam Marini, Detroit Free Press, 4 Nov. 2022 Roasted crunchy chickpeas or homemade trail mix are easy portable snacks to keep in your bag or desk at work. Stefani Sassos, Good Housekeeping, 6 Oct. 2022 Three kinds of this trail mix are available: pumpkin spice, caramel apple, and peanut butter chocolate. Savanna Bous, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 Oct. 2022 Standard snack and drink options were included in the dressing room portion, with some specifics: Clif Bars, trail mix with M&Ms, sourdough bread, Siggi's plain Greek yogurt and avocados. Rory Appleton, The Indianapolis Star, 9 Sep. 2022 The silicone lids are leak-proof and BPA-free, and the containers are sized for trail mix, sandwiches, or a whole picnic lunch. Outside Online, 14 Aug. 2020 Cupcakes and snack cakes made up 14%, followed by cookies at 8%, coated pretzels and trail mix at 7%, baking decorations at 6%, gum and mints at 4% and ice cream at 2%. Wyatte Grantham-philips, USA TODAY, 23 July 2022 LeBron James, with a plastic bag of trail mix, sporting shades and looking in opening night shape, arrived at Thomas & Mack Center to watch his team in summer league action. Globe Staff,, 13 July 2022 The low-sugar trail mix, which is free from artificial preservatives, flavors and colors, impressed our experts. Good Housekeeping, 28 June 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1976, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of trail mix was in 1976

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Cite this Entry

“Trail mix.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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trail mix

: a mixture of seeds, nuts, and dried fruit eaten as a snack
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