Definitions for "Pemmican"
Keywords:  berries, lean, dried, meat, buffalo
Among the North American Indians, meat cut in thin slices, divested of fat, and dried in the sun.
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.
A food made from dried buffalo meat, grease and berries.
Keywords:  scat, pouched, thereof, bird, footed
1. A web-footed water bird with a long, pouched bill. 2. The scat thereof.
Keywords:  treatise, compass, thought, little
A treatise of much thought in little compass.