Definition of métisse in English:

métisse

(also metisse)

Pronunciation /meɪˈtiːs/ /ˈmeɪtiːs/

noun

  • A woman of mixed descent, especially one of European and African or American Indian origin.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Isaac Funk (1839–1912), publisher and reformer. From French métisse, use as noun of métisse, feminine of métis, adjective.