M'etisse
M'etis M['e]`tis", n. m. M'etisse M['e]`tisse", n. f.[F.; akin to Sp. mestizo. See {Mestizo}.] 1. The offspring of a white person and an American Indian. [1913 Webster]

2. The offspring of a white person and a quadroon; an octoroon. [Local, U. S.] --Bartlett. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • M'etis — M[ e] tis , n. m. M etisse M[ e] tisse , n. f.[F.; akin to Sp. mestizo. See {Mestizo}.] 1. The offspring of a white person and an American Indian. [1913 Webster] 2. The offspring of a white person and a quadroon; an octoroon. [Local, U. S.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”