Pronunciation: (mā-tēs', -tē'),[key] —n., —pl.-tisPronunciation: (-tēs', -tēz').[key] 1. any person of mixed ancestry.
2. (cap.) Canadian.the offspring of an American Indian and a white person, esp. one of French ancestry. Also,me•tis'.
Pronunciation: (mē'tis),[key] —n.Class. Myth. a Titaness, the daughter of Oceanus and Tethys and the mother of Athena by Zeus. Zeus swallowed Metis, and Athena was born from his head.