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Origin of pemmican
Examples from the Web for pemican
All knowledge can be put into a kind of pemican, so that we can have it condensed.The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner|Charles Dudley Warner
When I needed a change from pork or bacon, I got some pemican from the Indians.
Many women came and made them presents of food, dried meat, pemican, and berries.Blackfeet Indian Stories|George Bird Grinnell
Pemican is buffalo meat cut in thin slices, without any fat, and dried in the sun without salting.
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.
Word Origin for pemmican
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."