from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The satellite of Jupiter that is closest to the planet.
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- proper n. One of three recognized Aboriginal peoples of Canada, descendants of marriages of Cree, Ojibwa, Saulteaux, and Menominee Aboriginal people with French Canadians, Scots and English.
- proper n. A person of mixed European and Aboriginal descent. Often uncapitalized.
- proper n. The personification of "Wisdom". Daughter of the Titans Oceanus and Tethys. She was a Titan, but not one of the first twelve Titans. First spouse of Zeus, and the mother of Athena, goddess of wisdom. She symbolises the divine wisdom.
- proper n. A satellite of Jupiter.
- proper n. 9 Metis, the asteroid.
After Metis, Titaness who was a consort of Zeus (Jupiter), from Greek mētis, wisdom; see mē-2 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
French métis, from Old French mestis, from Late Latin mixtīcius. Métis originally referred to Francophone and Cree-speaking descendants of the French-Catholic Red River Métis in Manitoba. Compare mestizo. (Wiktionary)
From Ancient Greek Μῆτις (mētis, "wisdom"), a titaness, consort of Zeus (Wiktionary)