Meaning of métis
Pronunciation: (mā-tēs', -tē'), [key]
— pl. -tis
- any person of mixed ancestry.
- (cap.)the offspring of an American Indian and a white person, esp. one of French ancestry.
Pronunciation: (mē'tis), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
- a Titaness, the daughter of Oceanus and Tethys and the mother of Athena by Zeus. Zeus swallowed Metis, and Athena was born from his head.
- metis (Thesaurus)