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 for metis
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]

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