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  1. Mesteenoun

    A mixed race person, especially if mostly white in ancestry, appearance and culture.

  2. Mesteenoun

    A member of an old mixed race group, particularly those groups which identify more with their white ancestry than with their black or Native American ancestry, like the Melungeons and the Brass Ankles.

  3. Mesteenoun

    A person who is mostly white and less than one eighth black.

  4. Mesteenoun

    In the West Indies, a person who is one eighth black (an octoroon).

  5. Mesteeadjective

    Of mixed race people, especially if mostly white in ancestry, appearance and culture.

  6. Mesteeadjective

    Of an old mixed race group, particularly those groups which identify more with their white ancestry than with their black or Native American ancestry.

  7. Etymology: Usually from mestis, from mixtus (Modern French métis). Cognate with Spanish mestizo. Sometimes from Colonial Louisiana French mestif "child of an Octoroon and a white person" (15/16 white, 1/16 black), from mestif

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mesteenoun

    the offspring of a white person and a quadroon; -- so called in the West Indies

  2. Etymology: [See Mestizo.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mestee

    mes-tē′, n. the offspring of a white person and a quadroon. [Cf. Fr. métis, mongrel.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mestee in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mestee in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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