Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Greek myth, a goddess personifying prudence, daughter of Oceanus and Tethys, and first wife of Zeus.
- n. The ninth of the planetoids in the order of discovery, first observed by Graham at Markree, Ireland, in April, 1848.
- n. A genus of crustaceans.
- n. A genus of mollusks.
- n. A person of mixed European and Aboriginal descent. Often uncapitalized.
- n. practical intelligence; street smarts.
- n. a person in western Canada who is of Caucasian and American Indian ancestry
- From Greek (Wiktionary)
“Transgender men, known as metis or eunuchs, were often robbed, beaten and sometimes raped at Maoist checkpoints, and again at government checkpoints, said Pant, head of the Blue Diamond Society, a gay rights group.”
“Of an inquiring and gregarious nature he went as much among the half-breeds -- or 'metis', as they are called -- and Indians as among the officers of the Hudson's Bay”
“Of an inquiring and gregarious nature he went as much among the half-breeds -- or 'metis', as they are called -- and Indians as among the officers of the Hudson's”
“It may be a corruption of Mahomet "Mohammed", or even a combination of two greek words, baphe and metis, meaning 'absorption of knowledge'.”
“Only the uncovered CFL registered on the card, a 1″. metis Says:”
“How does the signal get back fro my computer to the lamp though? metis Says:”
“AT 1: 44 Begley starts aggressively pointing and figeting in his chair while arguing the metis of a climate scientists vs a physist who the host referenced.”
“Mekala name of the goddess of the sea metis term of the colonial period used to refer to children of mixed parentage wherein one parent was European mise en valeur term used to legitimate the French colonial presence mission civilisatrice the perceived responsibility countries of the French in modernizing the and peoples it colonized mit neary”
“My understanding is that the Louisiana Creole people have a long history of existing between black and white, the way mestizo and metis people have existed between Native American and white in various societies.”
“Indeed, newspaper debates, conferences and TV shows have been dedicated to the question: "Is Obama really black -- or is he metis?”
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