She then fed him with a mixture of pemican and dried fruits made into a moist soft paste, and let him eat all he could of it.
The pemican is buffalo meat, dried hard, and pounded in a wooden mortar.
Then they deposited some ears of corn or some pemican at the foot of the tree or scaffold.
pemican is buffalo flesh, dried in flakes and then pounded between two stones.
All knowledge can be put into a kind of pemican, so that we can have it condensed.
When I needed a change from pork or bacon, I got some pemican from the Indians.
pemican is buffalo meat cut in thin slices, without any fat, and dried in the sun without salting.
Many women came and made them presents of food, dried meat, pemican, and berries.
The Indians eat a great deal of green corn, pemican, and marrow fat.
1791, from Cree (Algonquian) /pimihka:n/ from /pimihke:w/ "he makes grease," from pimiy "grease, fat." Lean meat, dried, pounded and mixed with congealed fat and ground berries and formed into cakes used on long journeys. Also used figuratively for "extremely condensed thought or matter."