metic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin metycus (also metoecus), from Ancient Greek μέτοικος (métoikos, foreigner, metic).

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Noun[edit]

metic (plural metics)

  1. In ancient Greek city-states, a resident alien who did not have citizen rights and who paid a tax for the right to live there.

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