[ mey-tees ]
/ meɪˈtis /
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.
Origin of métisse
1890–95; < French; feminine of métis
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