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Pemmican

Pemmican is a concentrated mixture of fat and protein used as a nutritious food. The word comes from the Cree word pimîhkân, which itself is derived from the word pimî, `fat, grease`. It was invented by the native peoples of North America. It was widely adopted as a high-energy food by Europeans involved in the fur trade and later by Arctic a.....
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Pemmican

• (n.) A treatise of much thought in little compass. • (n.) Meat, without the fat, cut in thin slices, dried in the sun, pounded, then mixed with melted fat and sometimes dried fruit, and compressed into cakes or in bags. It contains much nutriment in small compass, and is of great use in long voyages of exploration. • (n.) Among the...
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Pemmican

Dried meat pounded into a paste and mixed with meal.
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pemmican

(from the article `American Subarctic peoples`) Across the Subarctic, people preserved meat by drying and pounding it together with fat and berries to make pemmican. The Pacific-drainage ... ...refers to a food-processing method that had been used for centuries. Various forms of sausages were known in ancient Babylonia, Greece, and Rome...
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pemmican

1. Among the North American Indians, meat cut in thin slices, divested of fat, and dried in the sun. 'Then on pemican they feasted.' (Longfellow) ... 2. Meat, without the fat, cut in thin slices, dried in the sun, pounded, then mixed with melted fat and sometimes dried fruit, and compressed into cakes or in bags. It contains much nutriment in small...
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Pemmican

Pem'mi·can noun [ Written also pemican .] 1. Among the North American Indians, meat cut in thin slices, divested of fat, and dried in the sun. « Then on pemican they feasted.» Longfellow. 2. Meat, without the fat, cut in thin slices, dried in the sun...
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pemmican

pemmican (pem'ikun) , a travel food of the Native North American. Slices of lean venison or buffalo meat were sun dried, pounded to a paste, and packed with melted fat in rawhide bags. Dried currants or wild berries were sometimes included in the paste. Pacific coast Native Americans used a simi...
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Pemmican

Pemmican is a preparation of lean meat, pulverized and mixed with boiling fat and then allowed to dry in the form of cakes. It was invented by North American Indians and adopted by British Arctic expeditions around the late 19th and early 20th centuries, on account of it keeping for a long time unless moisture gets in.
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pemmican

[n] - lean dried meat pounded fine and mixed with melted fat
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Pemmican

Indian food made by mixing powdered jerky with dried berries and hot tallow, then packed and stored in skin or gut bags. Used by Indians and mountain men. This is a high energy survival food.
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pemmican

pemican noun lean dried meat pounded fine and mixed with melted fat; used especially by North American Indians
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pemmican

lean dried meat pounded fine and mixed with melted fat
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