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métisse

[mey-tees] /meɪˈtis/
noun, plural métisses
[mey-tees, -tee-siz] /meɪˈtis, -ˈti sɪz/ (Show IPA)
1.
a woman of mixed ancestry.
2.
(initial capital letter) Canadian. a woman of white, especially French, and American Indian parentage.
Also, metisse.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; < French; feminine of métis
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