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métisse

or me·tisse

[ mey-tees ]
/ meɪˈtis /
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noun, plural mé·tisses [mey-tees, -tee-siz]. /meɪˈtis, -ˈti sɪz/.
a woman of mixed ancestry.
(initial capital letter)Canadian. a woman of white, especially French, and American Indian parentage.
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Origin of métisse

1890–95; <French; feminine of métis
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