Borrowing from French métis, from Late Latin mixticius, from Latin mixtus (“mixed”). Akin to mestizo, which came from Spanish.
- (chiefly Canada, US) A person of mixed European and Aboriginal descent. Often uncapitalized.
a person of mixed European and Aboriginal descent
From Ancient Greek μῆτις (mêtis).
- (knowledge management) Practical intelligence; street smarts.
- MSTie, Times, e-stim, emits, i-stem, items, mites, setim, smite, stime, times