Definition of pemmican noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pemmican

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈpemɪkən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpemɪkən//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a food made from crushed dried meat, originally made by Native Americans Word Originfrom Cree (the language of the Cree people) pimecan, from pime ‘fat’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pemmican