pemican
noun see pemmican

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pemican — pem·i·can …   English syllables

  • pemican — noun lean dried meat pounded fine and mixed with melted fat; used especially by North American Indians • Syn: ↑pemmican • Hypernyms: ↑meat * * * noun see pemmican …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pemmican — Pem mi*can, n. [Written also pemican.] 1. Among the North American Indians, meat cut in thin slices, divested of fat, and dried in the sun. [1913 Webster] Then on pemican they feasted. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] 2. Meat, without the fat, cut in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • pemmican — also pemican noun Etymology: Cree pimihka•n Date: 1791 a concentrated food used by North American Indians and consisting of lean meat dried, pounded fine, and mixed with melted fat; also a similar preparation (as of dried beef, flour, molasses,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • pemmican — /pem i keuhn/, n. dried meat pounded into a powder and mixed with hot fat and dried fruits or berries, pressed into a loaf or into small cakes, originally prepared by North American Indians. Also, pemican. [1735 45; < Cree pimihka·n, deriv. of… …   Universalium

  • pemmican — [ pemikɑ̃; pɛmmikɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1832; mot angl., de l algonquin pimikkân, de pimü « graisse » ♦ Préparation de viande concentrée et séchée (utilisée notamment par les explorateurs, les chasseurs, etc.). ● pemmican nom masculin (anglais pemmican, de …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • pemmican — /ˈpɛmɪkən/ (say pemikuhn) noun dried meat pounded into a paste with melted fat and dried fruits, pressed into cakes, originally prepared by northern Native Americans. Also, pemican. {Cree pimikan manufactured grease, from pimikew he makes grease… …   Australian English dictionary

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