- A person of mixed racial ancestry.
- often Métis A person of mixed Native American and French-Canadian ancestry.
Origin of metisCanadian French, from Old French metis, of mixed race, from Late Latin mixt&imacron;cius, mixed; see mestizo.
The satellite of Jupiter that is closest to the planet.
Origin of MetisAfter Metis, Titaness who was a consort of Zeus (Jupiter), from Greek m&emacron;tis, wisdom; see m&emacron;-2 in Indo-European roots.
- Alternative spelling of Metis.