I find the word 'meta user' in my profile section of English Language & Usage site and 'main user' in meta.english.stackexchange site. What do 'main user' and 'meta user' mean?

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Clicking on main user takes you to your user profile on the main site, while clicking on meta user takes you to that on the meta site.

Update: main user has been relabelled as parent user.

  • This does not explain the difference between the two.
    – user346073
    Commented Jun 2, 2020 at 0:15

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